Perhaps you don’t know how important saliva is for your dental health, but let’s look at its role: it protects the teeth, inhibits bacterial growth, and even helps digest food! Saliva plays a crucial role in the health of our teeth. When you have a dry mouth, bacteria can take over, plaque and tooth decay are more likely, and you can have chronic bad breath. What are the causes chronic dry mouth, what are the symptoms, and what can you do to find relief?

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: CHRONIC DRY MOUTH: SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, AND FINDING RELIEF