How Do you Treat Xerostomia?
Xerostomia is an abnormal dryness of the mucous membranes in the mouth, due to a reduction of the flow or change in the composition of saliva. The main causes are medical treatment, polymedication and diseases. Xerostomia generates an increase of pathogenic bacteria in a pathogenic biofilm, which decreases the oral pH. The consequences of Xerostomia for the oral health are serious : oral lesions, dental caries, gingivits and periodontal disease, candidiasis and halitosis to name a few. It can also contribute to poor nutrition and psychological discomfort.
At Oral Science, one of our mission is to offer effective innovations for optimal and more predictable clinical outcomes for the treatment of Xerostomia.
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