Why Is Saliva Important?


  • saliva helps prevents bad breath
  • saliva makes it possible for you to chew and swallow food
  • Saliva contains enzyme amylase to break down food
    • digestion starts in the mouth.
  • Saliva contains antimicrobial agents that kill bacteria.
    • Saliva protects your teeth from decay
    • Saliva protects your gums from gum disease
  • Saliva helps wash away bits of food that can cause decay
  • saliva prevents infection by controlling bacteria and fungi in the mouth
  • Saliva contains minerals that help rebuild the enamel surfaces of teeth
  • Saliva helps neutralize acids that break down tooth enamel in the mouth during and after eating


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Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday By Appointment
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed



(561) 694-9000


(561) 694-9001


Advanced Dental Care of South Florida
13901 US-1, Suite 9
Juno Beach, Florida 33408