Dry mouth is a daily problem that makes you feel uncomfortable while you swallow, eat or speak. It is a condition in which your saliva glands do not produce enough saliva to keep your mouth wet. It can happen as a side effect of taking some medications or can be a sign of diseases and conditions like diabetes or radiotherapy for cancer. Also it can happen just by aging. So make sure you tell your GP or dentist about dry mouth if it becomes a problem for you.
For sufferers with a mild condition, it may be hard to detect dry mouth.In fact, most sufferers don’t notice they have dry mouth until their saliva flow has dropped by fifty per cent.
The symptoms of dry mouth can include:
If you suffer from any of above symptoms, talk to your Doctor or visit your dentist for information about dry mouth and oral health.