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SOLUTIONS FOR IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PATIENTS WITH XEROSTOMIA

Dentaid Solutions

27 Sep 2014

Xerostomia, or dry mouth, is a clinical condition whose prevalence is ever growing in our society, and which leads to functional and organic mouth disorders, making daily activities difficult for those affected. 

There are multiple causes that may trigger xerostomia, with the intake of certain drugs being one of the most frequent. Over 500 drugs are known to cause xerostomia as a side effect (antidepressants, antihistamines, antihypertensives and analgesics, among others), cancer treatments (mainly head and neck radiation therapy), systemic diseases such as Sjögren's syndrome and diabetes, and moments of stress or anxiety

HYDRATING THE ORAL CAVITY 

Toothpaste and mouthwash
Products indicated for daily oral hygiene in people with dry mouth. 

Long-lasting moisturiser gel
Indicated for people requiring increased moisturisation 

Its formula contains active ingredients that are able to obtain maximum hydration: 

Betaine: Long-lasting wetting agent. 

Xylitol: hydrates the oral cavity, prevents the onset of caries and remineralises enamel. 

Sodium fluoride: prevents the onset of caries and remineralises enamel. 

Aloe vera (only in the gel): soothes burning mouth sensation and regenerates oral epithelium. 

It is extremely important to hydrate and take care of dry mouth by establishing proper daily habits and by using specific products such as Xeros dentaid® to hydrate the oral cavity and stimulate natural saliva production. 

It is advisable to: 

• Perform strict oral hygiene with products specifically designed for xerostomia, such as Xeros dentaid®

• Maintain adequate daily water intake 

• Moisten lips with lip balms. 

• Avoid dry or spicy foods and irritants. 

• Consume favourable foods, such as cured cheeses, fruits and vegetables. 

Xeros dentaid® is the complete system that hydrates the oral cavity and stimulates natural saliva production, providing the elements needed for the daily care of dry mouth. 

STIMULATION OF NATURAL SALIVA PRODUCTION 

Malic acid: a weak acid that stimulates natural saliva secretion, without damaging tooth enamel (scientifically proven).1,2,3 

Xylitol: moistens the oral cavity, prevents the onset of caries and remineralises enamel. 

Fluoride: prevents the onset of caries and remineralises enamel. 

Buffer system (phosphate ions): prevents salivary pH from dropping below 5.5 while the tablet is dissolving in the mouth, thereby preventing enamel erosion (tablets and gum). 

Dental professionals, with the aid of Xeros dentaid®, can now help improve xerostomia patients' day-to-day by boosting their quality of life. 

Spray, tablets and gum
Stimulate natural saliva production thanks to their formula containing malic acid, and they are easy to use away from home. 

Bibliography

  1. ADPS da Mata, DN da Silva Marques, JML Silveira, JROF Marques, ET de Melo Campos Felino, NFRPM Guillherme. “Effect of gustatory stimulants of salivary secretion on salivary pH and flow: a randomized controlled trial”. Oral Diseases (2009) 15, 220-228. 
  2. Duarte Nuno da Silva Marques, Antonio Duarte Sola Pereira da Mata, José María Vaz Patto, Filipe Alexandre Duarte Barcelos, João Pedro Amaral, Miguel Constantino Mendes de Oliveira, Cristina Gutiérrez Castanheira Ferreira. “Effects of gustatory stimulants of salivary secretions on salivary pH and flow in patients with Sjögren’s syndrome: a randomized controlled trial”. Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine 2011. 
  3. Antonio Aguilar-Salvatierra, Javier Guardia, José Luis Calvo-Guirado, David Herrera, Gerardo Gómez-Moreno de la Universidad de Granada, Facultad de Odontología, Departamento de Estomatología. “Eficacia del spray de ácido málico 1% (Xeros Dentaid® spray) en el tratamiento de la xerostomía inducida por fármacos”. Published in SEPA Oviedo 2011. 

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