Vincent Okele

Let’s Talk About Saliva

Saliva is mostly water. But it also contains proteins, electrolytes, and mineral salts. An adult produces about 0.5 L to 1.5 L of saliva per day. Saliva is mostly produced by the parotid, submandibular and sublingual glands. The amount produced depends, for example, on hydration, physical and emotional state, hormonal changes, and intake of certain medications. Alcohol and tobacco intake…

Importance of Using Cone Beam CT in Dentistry: Case Review

Cone beam computed tomography (CT) is a special type of x-ray equipment used when regular dental or facial x-rays are not sufficient. Unlike other equipment that render images in 2- dimension, the CBCT renders images in 3 Dimension. The importance of using Cone Beam CT is illustrated by the case below. A 19-year old boy presented with misaligned teeth (malocclusion).…

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