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Dry Mouth

“Dry Mouth” [Xerostomia] is associated with a reduced output or absence of saliva, producing dryness of the mouth. Its effects can be reduced by using the following techniques:

• Brush your teeth after every meal and before you go to bed
• Drink plenty of water
• Chew a sugar-free gum
• Avoid sugary food and drink
• Avoid using a mouthwash with an alcohol base