The hyposialia or dry mouth affects 30% of the population. It is generated by the decrease in the amount of saliva that accumulates in the mouth. The causes that cause this disorder are the consumption of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. The stress , emotional tension, risk situations and fear are factors that can also dry your mouth.
It helps the digestive process, it protects the teeth of the cavities , prevents infections bacteria Y mushrooms , makes it possible to chew and swallow. If you do not have enough saliva, decay develops and you may not get the necessary nutrients from your food because you have a deficiency when you chew.
Sticky feeling in the mouth; problems chewing, swallowing, tasting or talking; burning in the mouth, dryness in the throat, dry and cracked lips, dry and rough tongue, sores or mouth sores, infection in the mouth.
If you think you have dry mouth, consult your dentist so you can determine what is the cause of the problem and can recommend the appropriate treatment.
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