Dry Mouth – Xerostomia

Dry Mouth – Xerostomia, Campbellford

Dry Mouth – Xerostomia

Dry mouth also referred to as xerostomia often occurs when you have a decreased production of saliva in your mouth. This results in your mouth becoming unusually dry. Dry mouth is a very common side effect of medication usage. In another less common circumstance, dry mouth dry mouth may be a result in problem with the salivary glands.

Dry mouth is a very common issue which can range from being a minor problem to an issue that can affect your oral health as well as your appetite.

Tooth decay can be prevented by saliva which offsets the acid that is produced by bacteria. Saliva helps control the and reduce the bacterial growth. Saliva also helps improve the process of swallowing. Additionally, the enzymes found in saliva help with digestion.

Talk to your dentist to learn how to treat dry mouth today.

The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.

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Canada Canadian Dental Insurance Plan (CDCP)

We are accepting the Government of Canada Canadian Dental Insurance Plan (CDCP). The CDCP is a new Canadian Dental Care Plan where individuals that do not have access to an employer provided or private dental insurance plan can apply for. As an important part of dental care and overall health, the Government of Canada recognizes the expenses that can be associated with dental treatment and is committed to helping Canadians receive the dental treatments that are required while also making it more affordable.

The CDCP is offered to help low income families who do not have dental insurance by covering some costs associated with dental services for families with net income that is under $90,000.