Tag: Saliva

Skygate Dental’s Guide to Flossing Your Teeth
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Skygate Dental’s Guide to Flossing Your Teeth

Flossing at least once a day is important to maintain optimal oral health. Many people find it difficult to floss and thus will forgo the experience. Skygate Dental has compiled a few tips and step by step guide to flossing your teeth to help achieve ideal oral hygiene ????. Dentist Tips From Skygate Dental for...

What is Tooth Enamel?
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What is Tooth Enamel?

The basic structural unit of enamel is the enamel prism/rod. The prism usually consist of several million hydroxyapatite crystallites packed into a long thin rod 4-6 um in diameter and up to 2.5 mm in length. The typical distance between x-striations is about 4-5 um; however, in the middle portion of enamel they may be...

Skygate Dental Halloween Blooog
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Skygate Dental Halloween Blooog

Halloween is around the corner! Boo! Sugary treats are a given during any great trick or treat Halloween adventure, for kids of all ages at this time. So what can be done to minimize any potential trouble and protect your teeth? The Detail is in the Time Generally snacking candies, and in particular sugary foods,...

Saliva To Diagnose and Screen For Systemic Diseases
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Saliva To Diagnose and Screen For Systemic Diseases

Saliva Introduction: Saliva plays an important role in the day-to-day functions of bodily systems; from helping fight bacteria all the way too aiding in digestion. Saliva is able to do these vast functions because it is composed of may different components; from antimicrobial agents like lysozyme all the way to glycoproteins useful in breaking down...