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More help for dry mouth
Sugar-Free Gum Or Candy May Help Alleviate Xerostomia.
Reader’s Digest (1/11, Feintuch) stated that “hundreds of medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, and muscle relaxers, as well as those to treat nerve pain and anxiety, can cause dry mouth,” which is a common cause of bad breath. To help alleviate dry mouth, the article stated that “the American Dental Association suggests sugar-free gum or candy.”
The Oral Health Topics on ADA.org and MouthHealthy.org provide information on xerostomia for dental professionals and for patients