What do you use for...dry mouth?

Feb. 23, 2021
Xerostomia is a condition we see often in dentistry, and it causes so many other issues for patients. Discomfort, periodontal disease, and caries, to name a few. In this video, Drs. Maragliano-Muniz and Glazer discuss their recommendations.

Welcome to our weekly installment of “What do you use for ...” videos.

These days, so many medications list xerostomia as a side effect, so it's no surprise that it's one of the most common conditions dental professionals see in their practices. In this video, we're talking dry mouth: potential causes and side effects, product recommendations, and contributing factors you may not have considered.

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Editor’s note: This video first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles at this link and subscribe here.

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of DentistryIQ and editorial co-director of Through the Loupes. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts  University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].