June 27, 2017
Health Tip: Manage Dry Mouth
If unchecked, it can lead to these complications
(HealthDay News) -- Poor saliva production can lead to a dry, sticky sensation that can affect speech, chewing and swallowing.
The Mayo Clinic says potential complications of dry mouth include:
- Plaque buildup, gum disease and tooth decay.
- Mouth sores.
- A yeast infection known as thrush.
- Cracks and sores forming on the lips and corners of the mouth.