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Top 10 Causes of Dry Mouth

Jun 30, 2016 1 Comments
Top 10 Causes of Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth, also known as Xerostomia, affects millions of Americans daily. It’s a major cause of bad breath and rampant tooth decay.

Top 10 Causes of Dry Mouth

  1. Stress
  2. Medication
  3. Mouth breathing
  4. Cancer therapy (radiation/chemotherapy)
  5. Autoimmune disorders such as Sjogren's syndrome
  6. Smoking
  7. Nerve damage to head and neck
  8. Methamphetamine use
  9. Alcohol use
  10. Caffeine


11 Symptoms of Dry Mouth

  1. Dryness or sticky feeling in the mouth
  2. Frequent thirst
  3. A dry, red, raw tongue
  4. Chapped or cracked lips
  5. Bad breath
  6. Waking up at night feeling thirsty
  7. Mouth sores
  8. Mouth infection
  9. Difficulty chewing, swallowing, tasting or speaking
  10. A burning or tingling sensation in the mouth and especially in the tongue
  11. Problems wearing dentures

Self Assessment test

  1. Do you take daily medication?   Yes   No
  2. Does your mouth usually feel dry?    Yes   No
  3. Do you regularly drink to keep your mouth moist?   Yes   No
  4. Do you drink water in the middle of the night? Yes   No
  5. Does your mouth usually become drier when you speak?   Yes   No

If any of your answers are yes then you may be at risk for dry mouth.

Next Steps

1. Speak to your dentist about Dry Mouth and its potential consequences

2. Start Using Oral Essentials Dry Mouth Mouthwash today.

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