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Why do I have a massive saliva production thanks?

Why do I have a massive saliva production thanks?

Excessive Saliva: There are many reasons for excessive saliva, most due to use certain medications, that cause "cholinergic" release, the neural mechanism for excessive saliva. Go see your dentist or an ENT to get an opinion on why. ...Read more

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Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


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How to stop saliva production ?

You shouldn't.: Saliva is necessary for good oral health and aids digestion. If you think you're salivating too much, contact your doctor to discuss it. ...Read more

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How can one increase saliva production?

Some things: There is not a lot you can do to increase saliva production. Sucking on lemon drops may increase the flow of saliva. However, you should find out what is causing your decrease in saliva flow. There are some products available which will help you. Check with your dentist for them. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase saliva production?

What can I do to increase  saliva production?

Dry mouth : Dry mouth or xerostomia, can be a real problem and lead to cavities, saliva is your bodies natural cleansing mechanism. First of all there are many medications that contribute to this, including anti depressants , cardiac mediation, diuretics. Avoid alcohol based mouthwash which will make it worse. Biotene has a line of products that are helpful. Sugarless hard candy may stimulate your own saliva. ...Read more

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What are some ways to increase saliva production?

What are some ways to increase saliva production?

OTC Mouthrinses: Salivary production can be induced as simply by eating something sour, by various mouthrinses, or by specific medications. Sugar or sugar free sour candies can increase salivary production along with otc brands of mouthrinses such as biotene or oasis brands. If these do not help, then seek medical/dental advise on the cause of your dry mouth and other medications to help increase salivary flow. ...Read more

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Does having braces increase saliva production?

Temporarily: Whenever there is something new in the mouth, saliva is produced because the "brain" thinks food. It should go back to normal in a few weeks at the most. ...Read more

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What could be causing increased saliva production?

Many things : Many things cause an increase in salivary production. Dentures that are new or don't fit well gastroesophageal reflux disease. Infection in your mouth or throat medications, such as clonazepam, . Pregnancy, are just a few. You should consult your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could you recommend foods or snacks that would freshen breath and reduce saliva production?

Could you recommend foods or snacks that would freshen breath and reduce saliva production?

Xylitol: Xylitol mints or gum will decrease the number of bacteria in your mouth and this will make your fresher. Salvia is a good thingthatwill remove bacteria and their toxins. Dry mouths have more decay. And breath problems. ...Read more

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Is there a way to temporarily reduce saliva production so I can play my woodwinds without them juicing up so much?

No: Not really medications like antihistamines might make your mouth feel dry. But you shouldn't try meds to make you produce less saliva, they may have serious side affects. ...Read more