Why Saliva is Important

Saliva production is an important aspect of your oral health. Saliva helps to protect teeth by washing away food residue from teeth. It can also neutralize the acids which cause plaque. Watch this video to find out more about the role saliva plays in keeping your mouth healthy.

The clip shows how saliva supplies important minerals which help prevent tooth decay. It then discusses xerostomia, or dry mouth, which can be caused by certain medications. To learn more, check out the full video.

At Park 56 Dental , we can help you to avoid dry mouth. To find out more about our dental services, visit our website or call us at (646) 783-3529. Let us help you safeguard the health and beauty of your smile.