Archives by Tag 'dry mouth'

New ADA Report Names Top 3 Oral-Health Problems

Common Symptoms, tooth decay

What are the most common oral health problems Americans are facing today? The Health Policy Institute, a research division of the American Dental Association, recently released the results of a wide-ranging survey of nearly 15,000 adults across every state. Here's what they found: For the population as a whole, the more...

Understanding the Causes of Dry Mouth

Common Symptoms, Oral Health

Xerostomia (“xero” = dry, “stomia” = mouth) is a common condition that affects millions of people each year. And even though so many people deal with this issue, many don't understand why or what to do about it. Causes can range from the usual morning dry mouth to the effects more...