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Xerostomia

In this issue we explore xerostomia. the problem is common in the general population, affection nearly 10 percent. Among the elderly population, that number increases to 25 percent, likely due to the group's increased use of presecription drugs. Read below to learn more about the symptoms, plus effective methods for evaluation and treatment.

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  • Dry Mouth

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    • Patient Education
    Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while ? if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems.
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  • Xerostomia: Recognition And Management

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    • Professional Education
    Xerostomia (dry mouth) is the subjective feeling of oral dryness. It is important to recognize that xerostomia is not a diagnosis, but a symptom with multiple possible causes. .
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  • Dry Mouth

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    • Professional Education
    Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while ? if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems.
    Get more information »
  • Your Guide to a Healthy Mouth

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    • Patient Education
    Basic dental and nutritional information explaining the importance of effective oral care which helps strengthen tooth enamel and rid the mouth of bacteria.
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