dry mouth Tag

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