Xerostomia (dry mouth) can lead to significant health problems, including:
Dental caries and increased plaque
Inflammation of the gums and mucosa
Difficulty speaking, eating, and swallowing
Painful tongue and taste disorders
Burning and stinging sensations in the mouth
Difficulty wearing dentures due to lack of lubrication from saliva
Xerostomia has common causes affecting many patients seen in the dental office, including:
Over 400 prescription medications
Common xerostomic drugs include antihistamines, antipsychotics, diuretics, anticholinergics, antihypertensives, anti-Parkinson agents, and sedatives
Infection, dysfunction, or obstruction of the salivary glands
Psychological and emotional factors such as fear or anxiety
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