The Dangers of Consistent Dry Mouth

photo_dental_-_dry_mouthDo You Suffer from Dry Mouth?

Some people can experience dry mouth periodically as a result of nervousness, upset or stress and even aging. But if you have dry mouth consistently, this could lead to tooth decay and infections of the mouth.

The Symptoms of Dry Mouth

  • sticky or pasty feeling in the mouth
  • trouble with chewing, tasting, swallowing and speaking
  • a burning sensation in the mouth
  • rough, red tongue
  • cracked lips
  • mouth sores or mouth infection

The Causes of Dry Mouth

There are various causes of dry mouth. It can be a condition resulting from certain medications, a problem with your salivary glands not working properly, disease or nerve damage.

Some immediate solutions are to avoid coffee or caffiene drinks, sip a good amount of water and sugarless liquids, especially during meals, stay away from salty foods and avoid tobacco and alcohol.

If you are suffering from dry mouth, visit Ocean County dentist, Dr. Ron Rotem for a thorough oral examination. After your exam, Dr. Rotem can determine the cause of your dry mouth condition and recommend specialized solutions for you.

Call Dr. Rotem today to avoid the dangers of consistent dry mouth.

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