Dry Mouth affects Millions and can damage teeth

October 2016
Oral Health (0974-3960);Oct2016, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p31
Academic Journal
The article focuses on dry mouth disease in adults in United States and mentions topics such as oral health, saliva and dental plaque.


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