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A 39-year-old member asked:

I experienced excessive secretion of saliva when i lie down to sleep. what could be the causes and how to overcome it?

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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Options: The cause is unknown... To overcome it i would suggest seeing an oral medicine specialist. There are medications that can help and Botox is known to help. Each has its side affects...
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