It's normal tooccasionally have adry mouth if youre dehydrated or feeling nervous, but a persistently dry mouth can be a sign of an underlying problem.
You should see your dentist or GP if you have an unusuallydry mouth (known as xerostomia) so they can try to determine the cause.
Read about some of the main causes of a dry mouth and what can be done to treat it.
A dry mouth can occur whenthe salivary glands in your mouth don't produce enough saliva. Thisis often the result of Dehydration , which means you dont have enough fluid in your body to produce the sa
Saliva plays an important role in keeping your mouth healthy. If you have a dry mouth, you may experience a number of other problems too, such as: a burning sensation or soreness in your mouth dry
Treating the underlying cause If your doctor or dentist is able to determine what's causing your dry mouth, treating this may improve your symptoms. For example, if medication is suspected as the ca