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Xerostomia and its Dental Implications: A Review

V Madhumathi, R Swamy

Citation Information : Madhumathi V, Swamy R. Xerostomia and its Dental Implications: A Review. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2013; 7 (3):166-169.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-7-3-166

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Xerostomia is a relatively common complaint often related to the use of certain pharmacological agents. Knowledge about xerostomia, its effect on oral health among the aged population and provision of modified dental care for these patients are the objectives of this review. Further explaining the methods to improve the comfort and oral function of dentate and edentate patients with dry mouth.

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