What causes a dry mouth so dry that you cannot talk?

Answer Severe dry mouth, medically known as xerostomia, is a symptom of a variety of conditions and a side effect of a variety of medications that can have serious effects on speech and dental health.Func... Read More »

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What causes severe cotton mouth or dry mouth in the morning?

During the day you are talking, eating, drinking, and doing things that simulate production of saliva. At night, you're going 8 hours without drinking, and hardly even moving, so when you wake up,... Read More »

What can you do if your new partial plate has a metal material on the roof of your mouth that causes a gag reflex?

Answer Your partial plate needs to be adjusted by your dentist. I also wear a partial plate and the metal part that fits on the roof of your mouth should JUST come behind the hollow of the roof of... Read More »

What causes nighttime dry mouth?

Nighttime dry mouth can be caused by dehydration, breathing through the mouth while sleeping, interaction of medications, or it can be a symptom of stress and anxiety.SymptomsNighttime dry mouth sy... Read More »

What are the causes of morning dry mouth?

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that many people experience upon waking in the morning. A dry, cottony mouth has several causes, including reduced saliva production.MedicinesMorning dry m... Read More »