Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

September 3, 2018

Xerostomia also is known as Dry Mouth is caused by lower levels or the absence salivation within the mouth. This condition can often lead to discomfort which negatively affects your ability speak, swallowing, an ability to wear dentures, producing bad breath and compromise your oral hygiene due to reducing the oral pH and an increase in bacterial growth. Persistent xerostomia can lead to severe tooth decay and oral candidiasis. Xerostomia…

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Understanding Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

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June 20, 2018

Everyone needs saliva to keep moisture and cleanse our mouths, and to digest food. Saliva also helps prevents infection by managing bacteria and fungi within the mouth. When you are not generating enough saliva, your mouth becomes dry and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are many treatments can assist against dry mouth, also referred to as xerostomia. What Creates Dry Mouth? Causes of dry mouth include: Side effect of particular medications ….

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