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  1. Which of the following is not a major tissue of teeth?
  1. Which of the following is true about enamel?
  1. When a tooth erupts, it is not fully mineralized.  Which ions are taken up from saliva to complete mineralization?
  1. What are the main differences between dentin and enamel?
  1. Which of the following is true about pulp?
  1. What is the main role of cementum?
  1. Which of the following are major salivary glands?
  1. Which of the following traits differentiates the sublingual salivary glands from the parotid and submandibular glands?
  1. Salivary glands are innervated by the parasympathetic and the sympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system.  Which of the following pairings is correct for nerve control and secretion?
  1. Which of the following represents the physical role of saliva?
  1. In humans, major and minor salivary glands secrete approximately what volume of saliva each day?
  1. Which of the following act as pH neutralizing agents in saliva?
  1. Which of the following is an antibacterial property of saliva?
  1. The increase of which of the following results from an exposure to cariogenic bacteria?
  1. Which of the following correctly describes secretory immunoglobin A (sIgA)?