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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 […]

Diabetes and Dry Mouth Problems

Diabetes and Dry Mouth Problems People diagnosed with diabetes often experience xerostomia, also known as dry mouth. Dry mouth is a symptom of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, but not everyone with diabetes will experience this. Dry mouth can also be a side effect of medication used to treat diabetes. If you have diabetes, you may struggle with dry mouth problems. Some dry mouth problems are bad breath, dry or sore threat, and difficulty with chewing or swallowing. What is […]

Dry Mouth as an Early Symptom of COVID-19

Dry Mouth as an Early Symptom of COVID-19 Meet the Author: Sara Juliano, RDH I have been a registered dental hygienist for over a decade. With a passion for oral and systemic health, I have seen clinically the direct impact systemic health can have on oral health. I will be extending my knowledge outside of the dental chair into the world and make an impact on the lives of others. Learn more about Sara, here.  […]

Is Dry Mouth a Symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Is Dry Mouth a Symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea? 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 […]