Does Dry Mouth discriminate by age? Yes and no.

One of the most common myths about Dry Mouth is that only older adults can get it. We busted this myth in a previous blog post. Dry Mouth can be caused by a number of factors, including autoimmune diseases, chemotherapy and radiation -- factors that don’t discriminate by age. So, if you think you’re too young to get Dry Mouth, you’re...

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Good oral health is essential when you have cancer. Here are three ways to keep your mouth clean (and your body healthy).

For those with cancer, or recently recovering from it, regular trips to your dentist are just as important as visiting your other doctors. In fact, the American Dental Association says to consider your dentist a part of your cancer care team. Dental care is vital with a cancer diagnosis because many oral health issues can arise alongside cancer treatments like chemotherapy and...

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Do you have diabetes? Don’t overlook this important symptom.

If you have diabetes, you probably spend a good portion of your day checking, worrying about or trying to maintain a proper insulin level. Because diet is so critical for diabetes patients, we know you think about what you put into your mouth at each meal. But how often do you think about your mouth, as in, your oral health?...

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Dry mouth. Dry eyes. Could you have Sjögren’s syndrome?

Although Sjögren’s syndrome affects nearly four million Americans, it is one of the lesser-known autoimmune diseases. Compared to diseases like multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, many people don’t know what Sjögren’s is and how it can affect the body. Because of this, many people could be suffering from Sjögren’s and not even know it. According to the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, Sjögren’s...

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Four Things You Didn’t Know About the Tooth Fairy

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day -- a day to encourage kids to participate in their dental health. As a company who cares about the dental needs of our community, HYDRALIEF™ is thrilled to participate in a national day dedicated to bringing awareness to children’s dental care. It’s never too early to start caring about your dental health. The tooth fairy has been a...

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