Man Drinking Water

Here are some facts about dry mouth, which can be a frustrating condition…

  • We call it xerostomia—and it can be a serious problem.
  • It tends to happen as we age—but it doesn’t have to.
  • Besides being uncomfortable, it makes teeth more cavity-prone.
  • It can be the side effect of some medications or radiation therapy for cancer.
  • Fight dry mouth by drinking 6-8 glasses of water daily.
  • Also, try sugarless gum or lozenges—mouth-wetting agents.
  • There are prescription products to combat dry mouth.

So feel free to talk to us—we can help!