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Avoiding dry mouth can prevent tooth decay

If your mouth is regularly dry, it is important to speak to your doctor or dentist to ascertain the cause as it can lead to tooth decay, due to the lack of protective saliva.

Key takeaways:

– Frequent mouth breathing, not drinking enough water and some medications can all cause a dry mouth

– You can prevent a dry mouth by regularly sipping water and avoiding mouth breathing

– See your dentist for more tips on preventing dry mouth

Dry mouth may appear innocent on the surface, but this condition is much more damaging to teeth than people think.”

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