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What is saliva for
24Aug, 2018

What is saliva for?

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Saliva is a clear liquid made by several glands in your mouth area. Saliva is an important part of a healthy body. It is mostly made of water. But saliva also contains important substances that your body needs to digest food and keep your teeth strong. Saliva has the function of washing away food debris and bacteria remaining in the mouth, which leads to the prevention of caries and gingivitis. The glands that make saliva are called salivary glands. The salivary glands sit inside each cheek, at the bottom of […]
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Signs of oral cancer
9Aug, 2018

Signs of oral cancer

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Oral cancer is cancer that develops in the tissues of the mouth or throat. It belongs to a larger group of cancers called head and neck cancers. Most develop in the squamous cells found in your mouth, tongue, and lips. Oral cancer can affect any of the working parts of your mouth or oral cavity, which include the: Lips tissue that lines lips and cheeks teeth front two-thirds of the tongue (the back third of the tongue, or base, is considered part of the oropharynx, or throat) gums area of […]
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