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Medications: The Number One Cause of Dry Mouth

Medications: The Number One Cause of Dry Mouth 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 […]

How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

How Much Caffeine is Too Much? Caffeine is a large part of many people’s day. Coffee can be an essential part of someone’s morning routine or even soda during dinnertime. While caffeine may seem like an integral portion of the day, too much caffeine can affect your overall health. Moreover, typically when we think of caffeine, we initially think of coffee, but caffeine is in many different beverages.  How Much is Too Much? It is […]

A Saliva Substitute for Dry Mouth Relief

A Saliva Substitute for Dry Mouth Relief Saliva is a crucial component of anyone’s overall health. In general, saliva supports oral health functions such as breaking down food, reducing the amount of time for bacteria to grow, and maintaining oral lubrication. Importance of Saliva Saliva supports our health. It protects teeth, maintains tooth integrity, and promotes the healing process within the mouth. In addition, saliva is the first step in digesting foods as it helps […]

You First Services Partners with Tops Friendly Markets to Offer Innovative Oral Healthcare Products In-Store

You First Services Partners with Tops Friendly Markets to Offer Innovative Oral Healthcare Products In-Store Partnership with local grocery chain will provide unique oral healthcare products in-person for easy accessibility. Buffalo, N.Y. — You First Services, Inc. (YFS), a research and product development company specializing in the discovery and development of innovative technologies, has announced an exciting partnership with Tops Friendly Markets to begin offering Lubricity and MetaQil oral healthcare products in 75 of their […]

Is Dry Mouth a Result of Cancer Treatments?

Is Dry Mouth a Result of Cancer Treatments? Chemotherapy, radiation, and medication used for cancer treatments can have the uncomfortable side effect of dry mouth. Dry mouth is medically known as xerostomia.   Dry mouth is especially common among patients receiving radiation treatment for various cancers around their upper body, head, and neck areas. However, you may experience dry mouth if you are receiving cancer treatments for other areas as well. Some may be colon, pancreatic, […]