According to Mayo Clinic, “Dry mouth is caused when the salivary glands in the mouth don’t make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet.”
Dry mouth can create serious oral health issues, since saliva is necessary to wash away food, neutralize bacteria’s acid, and protect against tooth decay.
But what causes dry mouth? How do you know if you have it? And more importantly, how can you treat it?
In this post, we'll cover the causes, symptoms, and effects of dry mouth, as well as your treatment options.