Spit, more appropriately known as saliva, is something you may take for granted, but it’s a crucial part of the workings of your mouth. For starters, saliva makes it possible to swallow, lubricating the mouth and stimulating your taste buds. When saliva levels are low, you may suffer from a condition known as dry mouth.
For many, dry mouth is experienced very infrequently. For others, it is a chronic problem that can have distressing impact on the way things taste, your breath, and your overall confidence level. Dry mouth can often lead to a sore mouth, and there is a higher risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
At Concerned Dental Care, our experienced staff is committed to your oral health. We offer these tips for helping to lower your risk of developing dry mouth:
Your partner in dental health
At Concerned Dental Care, we offer complete family dentistry under one roof. We take pride in our comprehensive, state-of-the-art approach to care and can effectively treat dry mouth in addition to a wide range of oral conditions that will ease pain and enhance appearance. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call us at 800-583-9285.
By Concerned Dental Care
May 22, 2020