Monthly Archives October 2017

Dry Mouth: Causes and Remedies

Dry mouth, or xerostomia is simply the perception that there’s not enough saliva in a person’s mouth. Nearly everyone has experienced dry mouth, but for some people the condition is chronic. It can even compromise their health or be a symptom of an underlying disease or condition. The feeling of dry mouth is sometimes subjective, and there are some conditions where the patient feels like their mouth is dry even as their salivary glands are working normally. Dry mouth is fairly common among older people. However, medical researchers believe this is not a function of age but of the fact
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May The Best Mouthwash Win

It can be challenging to take care of your family’s oral health. If you are brushing and flossing at least twice a day, congratulations! You are on your way to a clean and healthy mouth that will serve you well as long as you live. But did you know that daily rinses with mouthwash can also boost your dental hygiene routine?   9 REASONS TO USE MOUTHWASH You may want to use mouthwash to: Prevent or control tooth decay Minimize plaque Prevent or treat gingivitis Combat tarter formation Alleviate dry mouth Reduce sensitivity Numb oral ulcer pain Assist post-surgical healing
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