Does Dry Mouth Cause Tooth Decay?

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Does Dry Mouth Cause Tooth Decay?

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Dehydration, breathing through your mouth and certain medications can interfere with saliva production. Saliva protects teeth from acid and bacteria which can lead to plaque and enamel erosion.
Key takeaways
– Drink plenty of water
– Check with your GP if your medication is making your mouth feel dry
– See your dentist if bad breath is becoming an issue
A dry mouth can lead to dental problems so talk to your dentist or doctor if you think you suffer from this condition.
“Our teeth are meant to be constantly bathed in saliva for a reason!”
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