Dry mouth is a common complaint among seniors. Dry mouth is especially common for those on several medications. Having a dry mouth not only makes chewing and speaking more difficult, but it increases the risk for tooth decay. The American Dental Association (ADA) has several recommendations:
Your dentist may recommend a fluoride supplement to protect against tooth decay. Prescription medication to increase salivary flow is also a possibility.
Source: US News
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