Buffer Effect of Saliva in Vitro

July 1966
Journal of Dental Research;Jul1966, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p1231
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examined the buffer effect of saliva. The elevation of inorganic phosphate and hydrogen-ion concentration (pH) of dental plaque is a result of the dissolution of salts and sugar increasing phosphorous content of saliva. The author speculates on the application of the results in dental caries experiments.


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