Saliva is a clear liquid that is produced by the salivary glands in the mouth. Saliva is also known as spit. When people see tasty food or likeable food, they usually produce saliva. Saliva also helps us to tongue taste the delicious food.
- Salivary glands are found inside each cheek, under the tongue, and under the jaw.
- Saliva helps rinse food particles from between your teeth. Saliva also makes eating possible!
- Pediatric dentists are most interested in how saliva keeps your child’s smile clean and healthy.
“Saliva helps clean your teeth and mouth between meals, and it helps rinse food particles from between your teeth.”