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  It is bittersweet to announce that Dr. Panetta will be leaving us at the end of April to move back to Ontario. She will continue practicing dentistry near her hometown of...

Dry mouth, also referred to as xerostomia is mainly alleviation of saliva production. Since, it’s an intrinsic problem and not a disease, managing underlying causes can help one get rid of dry mouth. Hence, spotting the causes that trigger dry mouth syndrome is of utmost importance. Symptoms of dry mouth: - Dry and fissured lips - Dry and rough tongue - Problems with chewing dry food - Altered sense of taste - Thick saliva - Increased plaque & tooth decay - Burning sensation in the mouth - Mouth sores Causes of dry mouth: As mentioned earlier, reduction in saliva production causes dry mouth. Here’re few reasons why salivary glands might not work the way they should