What is dry mouth
Many don’t realize how moist their mouth is until it isn’t any more. Chronic dry mouth can be referred to as xerostomia, a condition that affects the salivary glands, preventing them from working properly. Some may realize their mouth is dry in the morning due to the lack of saliva flow during sleep, but for many this can become a serious issue throughout the day. Xerostomia can cause pain, discomfort in
Sjögren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that affects many parts of the body such as exocrine glands in the eyes & mouth along with the kidneys, liver, lungs and even the Central Nervous System. Approximately 4 million Americans, nine out of 10 being women, suffer from Sjogren’s Syndrome. Sjögren’s can be commonly misdiagnosed with symptoms from other diseases such as lupus. Multiple uncomfortable symptoms can occur with Sjögren’s, specifically dry mouth, as the salivary
Choosing a dry mouth product can become a long drawn, complicated process. Between rinses, sprays, and even lozenges, how do you truly know what one fits you best? Dry mouth truly affects the quality of life, disallowing some to not properly eat the things they enjoy, all because it’s just not enjoyable with dry mouth. Even constantly feeling uncomfortable throughout the day is something many struggle with. There are many questions to ask when researching
A question to those who may not realize they are suffering from dry mouth might be, why is my saliva even important in the first place? The answer to that…it aids in so many things that you may not truly realize! What saliva does for us: • Helps digestion • Aids in swallowing • Prevents dehydration • Protects soft tissue within the mouth • Moisturizes the mouth • Helps with proper pronunciation & speaking When
On May 12th, 2017 our Lubricity sales team attended the UB Dental Hygiene Symposium in Cheektowaga, NY. Many hygienists from within the Buffalo area and beyond attended. This event allows hygienists to continue their education and learn new things from other dental professionals.
Many attendees were excited about Lubricity and made it a point to take sample to give to those they care for that suffer from dry mouth daily. Some attendees even informed us that they already give Lubricity out to their patients and recommend it because “it truly is a wonderful product and we are so excited about it!”.
Thank you again to all who attended and took time to stop and speak with us! We are looking forward to attending future events and hope that everyone we talked to at the UB Dental Hygiene Symposium spreads the word and shares our product with others!
Questions? Please contact Latashia Booze at 716-204-7215