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Saliva: A Powerful Diagnostic Tool for Minimal Intervention Dentistry

LM Ranganath, AG Rajesh, RGK Shet

Citation Information : Ranganath L, Rajesh A, Shet R. Saliva: A Powerful Diagnostic Tool for Minimal Intervention Dentistry. J Contemp Dent Pract 2012; 13 (2):240-245.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-1130

Published Online: 00-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Clinical significance

Early detection always minimizes the need for more invasive treatment. It prevents oral health disease at an early stage and provides a good oral health in rejuvenated state. If you stick and follow regular professional care, prevention maintenance appointments, prevention counseling, good home care and oral hygiene, diet habits you will be free from oral health illness and you can experience the harmonious and rejuvenated state of good oral health.

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Ranganath LM, Shet RGK, Rajesh AG. Saliva: A Powerful Diagnostic Tool for Minimal Intervention Dentistry. J Contemp Dent Pract 2012;13(2):240-245.


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