Xerostomia

PDE4 Inhibitor Has Potential to Treat Dry Mouth

Researchers studying mice at the University of South Alabama report that they have made...

Grant to Support Research into Salivary Gland Regeneration

Soosan Ghazizadeh, PhD, has received $431,899 from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial...

COVID-19 Impacts Oral Health—Even If You Don’t Acquire the Viral Infection

Only history will be able to fully measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic....

Hydrogel Provides Relief from Dry Mouth

Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a hydrogel that has potential for...

EULAR Publishes New Guidelines for Sjögren’s Syndrome Treatment

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has published recommendations for the management of patients...

Diabetes Will Have a Growing Impact on the Oral Health of Our Aging Population

As baby boomers glide into the next chapter of being considered senior citizens, health...

The TeleDentists Launch Xerostomia Educational Campaign

The TeleDentists have launched a professional educational campaign to improve the identification and diagnosis of...

Acupuncture Relieves Radiation-Induced Dry Mouth for Cancer Patients

After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment,...

Xerostomia Patients Face Mental and Emotional Challenges Too

People who suffer from xerostomia also face higher risks of mental illness, social anxiety,...

Petition Aims to End the Sales of Dangerously Acidic Oral Moisturizers

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia or hyposalivation, is a growing issue plaguing people...