Gene therapy–giving patients working versions of genes to correct disease-causing defects–is showing tremendous promise for treating a variety of serious health problems including cancer. Could this pioneering therapy work for chronic dry mouth? Bruce Baum, DMD, PhD, an emeritus scientist at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, a branch of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, believes it can. Based on the success a colleague had in using gene therapy in the lungs of
What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a simple natural sugar alcohol used as a sweetener. This substance is produced naturally within many fruits and veggies that we eat daily and has many health benefits.
One of the greatest benefits is how it interacts with bacteria, preventing it from using it in its metabolic process. It also has 40% less calories than other carbohydrates. It’s naturally able to pull water from the skin’s surface and is
Many people ask what sets Lubricity Dry Mouth Spray apart from our competitors, well our unique formulation is the answer. Now what exactly does that mean?
Primary Dry Mouth Spray Ingredient
The Active ingredient of Lubricity is Sodium Hyaluronate which is popularly known as Hyaluronic Acid (HA). It is the most water loving molecule in nature and can hold large amounts of moisture, many times its weight. Hyaluronic Acid is produced naturally throughout the human
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