Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth is the absence of enough saliva in the mouth. The saliva glands in the mouth are not producing enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. It is also called xerostomia.

  • Also called Xerostomia
  • It is the absence of enough saliva in the mouth
  • Saliva moistens and cleanses the mouth. Saliva also helps control bacteria.
  • Some signs of dry mouth are dry feeling, always thirsty, cracked lips, dry throat, or bad breath
  • Can be caused by medication, dehydration, your lifestyle, and more

Some signs of dry mouth can be a dry feeling in the mouth. You may also notice you are always thirsty or have cracked lips and a dry throat. Another sign of dry mouth is having bad breath.

We do suggest using a saliva substitute such as Biotene, as well as drinking plenty of water throughout the day.