Do you know that having a dry mouth can damage your teeth? Saliva is essential, as it helps to protect our teeth from harmful bacteria.
What are the causes dry mouths?
- Not drinking enough water throughout the day leads to dehydration and mouth dryness.
- Certain medications including pain relievers, anti-depressants, anxiety medication and decongestants can cause mouth dryness.
- Chewing tobacco, smoking and excessive alcohol can dry your mouth (and cause oral cancer).
Drink lots of water and visit the dentist regularly for checkups.
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