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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is there a hormonal reason for a dry mouth/tongue? what helps aside from drinking more?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Possibly: There can be many causes of dry mouth- mouth breathing, (breath more through your mouth than your nose,) meds, supplements, etc. There are many products out there for dry mouth- Biotene toothpastes, rinses, or some new one's- Xylimelts. Best to try and determine cause first.

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