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  1. Which of the following are components of whole saliva?
  1. Which of the following statements related to the acinar region of salivary glands is correct?
  1. Which of the following statements related to salivary gland function is correct?
  1. Whole saliva is composed mostly (approximately 99%) of _______________.
  1. The average volume of resting (unstimulated) saliva present in the oral cavity at any given time is ____________.
  1. All of the following functional component of saliva may be categorized as serving a protective function related to hydration, lubrication, and cleansing EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following functional component of saliva may be categorized as serving a protective function related to antimicrobial activity EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following functional component of saliva may be categorized as serving a protective function related to the stimulated salivary buffering system?
  1. Which of the following functional component of saliva may be categorized as serving a food- and speech-related function associated with mastication, the formation of bolus, swallowing, and speech?
  1. Salivary diagnostics, using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, may help identify _______________.
  1. All of the following are clinical consequence of hyposalivation EXCEPT which one?
  1. Objective evaluation of salivary function may include all of the following activities EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following therapeutic strategies are helpful in the management of patients with residual salivary gland function?
  1. All of the following palliative strategies are helpful in the management of patients with no residual salivary gland function EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements are correct relative to Biotene products EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to evaluating salivary pH and buffering capacity?
  1. All of the following statements are correct relative to Xylitol products EXCEPT which one? Xylitol _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements are correct relative to Recaldent™ products? Recaldent™ _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to total chemical solution to the problem of demineralization and remineralization in high risk patients?
  1. Which of the following strategies are helpful to suppress the cariogenic bacterial flora and candidiasis?