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Can Dry Mouth Cause Metallic Taste?

Can Dry Mouth Cause Metallic Taste? Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a medical condition that causes a decrease in saliva production. Unfortunately, this leaves people with an uncomfortable, dry feeling in their mouth and throat. Xerostomia can make eating, talking, chewing, and swallowing difficult. Dry mouth can adversely affect someone’s dental health and their digestive system. It may also lead to other symptoms such as mouth sores, bad breath, and dry throat. In addition to these […]

Could COVID-19 Be the Reason for Your Dry Mouth?

Could COVID-19 Be the Reason for Your Dry Mouth? “Best product out there especially at night time when my mouth is at its driest. I recently was on a steroid for inflammation from having COVID19 and I kept Lubricity spray on my nightstand, was super comforting during 2 weeks of extra dryness during night and daytime!  Thank you!!” -Customer Review  A person’s mouth plays an important role in protecting against foreign pathogens. Your mouth serves […]

Can Asthma Cause Dry Mouth Symptoms?

Can Asthma Cause Dry Mouth Symptoms? Many of us know someone who has asthma and may need to use an inhaler. It is important to understand how asthma can affect someone, their overall health and their oral health.   What is Asthma? According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, asthma is a chronic condition that affects the airways in the lungs. For an asthmatic person, the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs […]

Why Am I Experiencing Dry Mouth at Night?

Why Am I Experiencing Dry Mouth at Night? What is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth is a common medical condition also known as xerostomia. This condition reduces saliva production leaving your mouth dry creating oral discomfort. Even though you may feel generally unpleasant from dry mouth symptoms, you may experience other health complications such as bad breath, poor oral hygiene, and even painful mouth sores.   In addition to these complications, experiencing dry mouth symptoms at night may lead to poor sleep and inadequate rest. […]

AIDS Patients & Dry Mouth Symptoms

AIDS Patients & Dry Mouth Symptoms Meet the Author: Sara Juliano, RDH I have been a registered dental hygienist for over a decade. I have had the pleasure of working with amazing patients and educating them on their oral health throughout my career. Recently, I made the conscious decision to branch out within the dental field, choosing to maintain my dental hygiene license, and become a dental educator. With a passion for oral and systemic […]