[Détermination of salivary pH by contact pH metry. Study of ph on the tongue and of the orifices of Wharton's and Stenon's ducts]

Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 1977;78(8):535-43.
[Article in French]


The authors describe an electrochemical technique for the measurement of salivary pH by contact. They present a critical study fo 167 cases. The values obtained are characteristic in terms of age and the site of determination (dorsal surface of the tongue, orifice of Wharton's or Stenon's ducts).

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrogen-Ion Concentration*
  • Male
  • Mathematics
  • Methods
  • Middle Aged
  • Parotid Gland* / metabolism
  • Saliva / analysis*
  • Submandibular Gland* / metabolism
  • Tongue*