Dry mouth and tooth decay

A dry mouth can eventually lead to tooth decay, so it is important to avoid this as much as possible.

Key takeaways:

– A dry mouth can be caused by frequent mouth breathing, not drinking enough water and some medications

– Inadequate levels of saliva in a dry mouth mean teeth aren’t protected from harmful acids produced by oral bacteria, potentially leading to tooth decay

– See your dentist if you have any concerns about dry mouth

“Getting the cause of dry mouth addressed is essential to having a healthy smile for the future!”

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