Symptoms of Dry Mouth

Symptoms of Dry Mouth

dry mouth dentists englewood coXerostomia or more often referred to as, dry mouth, is due to an insufficient flow of saliva. Dry mouth is either a symptom of a medical disorder or it could be a side effect of various drugs. Antihistamines, for example, can cause dry mouth, along with pain killers and diuretics, to name just a couple.

Dry mouth can also be a symptom of Sjogren’s syndrome. This is a chronic autoimmune disorder where your body’s immune system attacks its own moisture-producing glands.

Some of the symptoms of dry mouth are:

  • Constant sore throat
  • Dry nasal passages
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Burning sensation
  • Trouble speaking
  • Hoarseness

If you don’t have enough saliva, you can have extensive tooth decay. There are many different ways to restore moisture to your mouth. Give a us a call today to set up an appointment! 303-781-0624