Dry Mouth Treatment
Does Dry Mouth Ever Go Away?
If the cause of dry mouth is due to a specific medication, changing the medication can sometimes decrease or eliminate the symptoms of dry mouth.
What Are The Symptoms of Dry Mouth?
All of these are signs and symptoms of dry mouth, one of the most prevalent oral conditions seen in the geriatric population.
What Causes Dry Mouth?
Dry mouth can be due to the normal aging process which results in the loss of about 30% of salivary gland cells. More commonly though, it is due to polypharmacy, the increased use of multiple medications in the elderly where a common side effect is a dry mouth due to the reduction in the quantity of saliva.
How Does Mehan Dental Treat Dry Mouth?
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