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How Diabetes Can Affect Your Teeth
...Dry mouth or xerostomia can also occur, resulting in an increased risk for dental decay...

Are Dentures Right for Me?
... Those who grind their teeth and those with dry mouth or sensitive gag reflexes may not be ideal candidates and will want to talk to their San Leandro dentist about other tooth replacement options...

Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk
...The primary factors can be represented by the acronym BAD: Bad bacteria, particular strains that produce acid, which at high levels erode enamel and expose the teeth to infection; Absence of saliva, or “dry mouth,” an insufficient flow of saliva that can’t effectively neutralize acid and restore mineral content to enamel; and Dietary habits too heavy in sugar or acid, which can result in bacterial growth and enamel erosion...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...If medications are causing dry mouth, caregivers can speak to their physicians about possible alternatives; likewise, they should see if modifications can be made to their diet to better support dental health...

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible
...Chronic mouth breathing can cause dry mouth, which in turn increases the risk of dental disease...

Are You at Risk for Tooth Decay? Answer These Questions To Find Out
...Do you have dry mouth...

Address These Risk Factors to Prevent Tooth Decay
...If you suffer from "dry mouth," you can improve saliva flow by talking to your dentist or doctor about changing medications, drinking more water or using saliva enhancement products...

Medication and Heart Disease
... A condition called dry mouth is commonly associated with certain medications, including antihistamines, diuretics, decongestants and pain killers...

Women and Tooth Care
... Some research has shown that women may be more likely to develop dry mouth, eating disorders, jaw problems such as temporomandibular joint disorders, and facial pain—all of which can be difficult from a physical and emotional standpoint...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Dry mouth or xerostomia may also cause bad breath due to decreased salivary flow...

Dry Mouth
...Dry mouth (also called Xerostomia) is a fairly common condition that is caused by diminished saliva production...

Oral Cancer
...  These include dry mouth and overly sensitive teeth, as well as accelerated tooth decay...