Can Menopause cause Dry Mouth?​

Can Menopause Cause Dry Mouth? Dry Mouth Symptoms are Related to Menopause You might be wondering if your dry mouth symptoms are associated with menopause or some other medical condition. Dry Mouth is a common symptom in many medical and non-medical conditions, so it’s no wonder why you’d want to know if your menopause is causing your dry mouth. There are many symptoms associated with menopause, including dry mouth, also known as, xerostomia. Circumstances during […]

Lubricity vs. Other Dry Mouth Solutions

Lubricity vs. Other Dry Mouth Solutions There are many dry mouth products on the market & often times it can be difficult to decide which one works best and is most effective. Everyone has different preferences and needs when looking for a Dry Mouth solution. For some, mouthwash may be best, but for others, a dry mouth spray may be ideal. There is no wrong answer when looking for a Dry Mouth solution, it is […]

World Sjögren’s Day

World Sjögren’s Day! What is Sjögren’s? On July 23, we will celebrate World Sjögren’s Day, hosted by the Sjögren’s Foundation.   As stated by the Sjögren’s Foundation, Sjögren’s is a systemic disease that affects the entire body, with symptoms that may remain steady or worsen overtime. The way the disease progresses varies widely, making it difficult for patients and their physicians to effectively diagnose and treat. While some people experience mild discomfort, other experiences debilitating […]

What is Xerostomia?

What is Xerostomia? Dry Mouth aka: Xerostomia Dry mouth is a medical condition also known as Xerostomia. It causes a decrease in adequate saliva production, which creates an uncomfortable, dry sensation and can make eating, talking and swallowing difficult. Lack of saliva can lead to other symptoms such as mouth sores, bad breath, dry throat, and poor dental health. Do I have dry mouth? How do know if you are suffering from dry mouth? We […]

Could COVID-19 be the reason for your Dry Mouth?

Could Covid-19 be the reason for your Dry Mouth? The Coronavirus can infect cells in your mouth There is still a lot to be uncovered regarding the effects of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Recent studies have shown that the coronavirus can infect cells in the mouth causing altered taste and xerostomia, or dry mouth. We have learned via Live Science and the National Institute of Health (NIH), that an international team of scientists has found evidence […]