Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Sue | 2012-10-03

Q.

Dry mouth

Hi Doc,

What is the cause of a dry mouth, how can I prevent this

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

There are many causes for dry mouth- problems with salivary glands or ducts, other physiological/medical conditions.
See a dentist for a diagnosis and treatment depending on the cause

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Posted by: Pules | 2012-11-16

Im suffering from I think chronic bad breath.. I brush my teeth twice a day. Before brushing I use a tounge scraper and scrape the white film off my tounge, then I apply a lil bit of paste on the scraper repeat the process. After all that, I start brushing my teeth inner and outter, roof of my mouth and in the cheeks. I gargle it off with oral salt from Dischem with water, gargle for 30seconds..Despite the effort, I still get ppl covering their noses whille talking to them, facial expressions and irritation with myself.

At times this happens even while Im breathing through my nose, the stench seems to have its way through even with my Nose.. Help!

Reply to Pules
Posted by: dental expert | 2012-10-03

There are many causes for dry mouth- problems with salivary glands or ducts, other physiological/medical conditions.
See a dentist for a diagnosis and treatment depending on the cause

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