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Saliva plays an essential role in maintaining oral health. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors, and can cause distressing side effects such as a constant need for moisture, bad breath, altered taste, burning tongue, tooth decay and loss, gum inflammation and disease, pain and discomfort, digestive problems, problems with dentures, and in some cases, even malnutrition.
The Irish Dental Association is urging Irish people to put dental health at the top of their health list this year.
September is Oral health month so now is a great time to get back into some healthy habits. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in Irish children. Fortunately, tooth decay is preventable and this is an achievable aim for Irish children.
Irish dentists have an important role to play in educating patients about their oral health if dental treatments are to be successful long term.
Given the high incidence of tooth sensitivity in Ireland, particularly among women, dentist Dr Paul O’Dwyer advises those prone to sensitive teeth to take another look at their oral health regime.