Sunday, January 13, 2008

Dental Did You Know: Saliva Detection of Systemic Diseases

Laboratory analysis of saliva is increasingly being used to detect systemic diseases like: oral cancer, Cushing's syndrome, HIV, and hepatitis.

Source: Scientific Advances in Salivary Diagnostic Techniques, The Colgate Oral Care Report, Vol 17, No 1, 2007.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100