Treating Dry Mouth

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How can you cure xerostomia? Unfortunately, curing dry mouth is impossible. We’re terribly sorry if you’re suffering from dry mouth, and we will do all that we can to aid you deal with it. The following are some things you should know about xerostomia.

The goal of xerostomia treatment is to classify its causes, address them and avert further complications. Xerostomia can be addressed in lots of ways, and Dr. Carrie Sessom will aid you to choose the best option for your specific circumstance. This will likely include prescribing a spit replacement or working with your other doctors to prescribe medications that don’t have the effect of producing dry mouth.

Xerostomia is an oral condition where the mouth feels dry continually. It grows from a shortage of spit production, and it can be caused by medications, medical conditions, radiation and more. To treat xerostomia, your doctor might prescribe a saliva substitute. Xerostomia can cause dangerous side effects such as severe oral hurt and trouble speaking, chewing, swallowing and breathing. Dr. Carrie Sessom inspects patients for xerostomia during each visit at Riverwalk Dental Spa.

From the entire team at Riverwalk Dental Spa, we want to say we’re sorry if you’re dealing with dry mouth, and we want to help. Please visit our Riverwalk Dental Spa office in Jenks, Oklahoma, or set up your next checkup with Dr. Carrie Sessom by calling 918-770-0027 now so we can start helping you out.