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Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

3 Common Causes for Chronic Dry Mouth and What You can do About It
Like most people, you’ve no doubt experienced occasional dry mouth as when you’re thirsty or just waking from sleep...

Be Alert to the Unintended Consequences of Cancer Treatment to Oral Health
...The resulting “dry mouth” creates an environment conducive to bacterial growth and elevated acid levels...

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Stop Bad Breath
...You can increase saliva flow by drinking more water, using saliva-boosting aids, or speaking with your doctor about alternative medications with less of a dry mouth side effect...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
... Conditions that can be successfully treated with corrective orthognathic surgery include the following: Open bite, protruding jaw or receding chin Congenital defects such as a cleft palate Malocclusions (bite problems) resulting from underbites or severe overbites Obstructive Sleep Apnea, when more conservative methods fail Difficulty swallowing, chewing, or biting food Chronic jaw or jaw joint (TMJ) pain and headache Unbalanced facial appearance from the front or side Inability to make the lips meet without straining Chronic mouth breathing and dry mouth Facial trauma The Surgical Procedure While every patient's needs are different, it's possible to outline some typical steps in the process...

Aging & Dental Health
... Dry mouth (xerostomia) isn't just an annoyance — it can be harmful to your oral health...

Bad Breath
...A chronically dry mouth (xerostomia), which is often a side effect of certain medications, and tobacco use can also contribute to this problem...

Dry Mouth
Everybody gets a dry mouth from time to time...

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