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Top 5 Home Remedies for Dry Mouth | Dr Sanjeev Mohanty | Ent Surgeon in Chennai

Updated: Nov 22, 2021

Identifying any underlying contributing factors to your dry mouth problems will play an important role in guiding an effective management plan. If you suspect any of your medications may be causing your mouth to dry out, speaking with your ENT specialist , can help to find another suitable alternative that is less likely to cause hypo salivation.

There are also several easy home remedies to consider that can help to alleviate a dry mouth.

  1. Drink more water or suck on ice cubes.

  2. Avoid or reduce intake of drying substances caffeine, alcohol & tobacco.

  3. Breathe through your nose instead of mouth – see your ENT doctor, if you suffer difficulties with nose breathing as this can be a symptom of another issue such as a deviated septum or nasal polyps etc.

  4. Use a humidifier in the room, particularly at night during sleep.

  5. Consider products that are designed for a dry mouth, such as sugar-free chewing gums, mouth sprays, or mouthwashes that can help to substitute saliva or stimulate production.

KEYWORDS: Dry Mouth, Xerostomia , Saliva, Chronic Xerostomia, Hyposalivation, Sore Throat, Constant Thirst, Hoarse Voice, Halitosis, Tooth Decay, Gingivitis, Sjögren’s Syndrome, Rheumatic Diseases, Anti-Psychotics, Anti-Depressants, Deviated Septum, Nasal Polyps.

For further queries about the infections, diseases, and treatments of the ear, nose or throat, Dr Mohanty’s Speciality ENT Clinics in Chennai, India can help in a number of ways,

Dr Mohanty’s Speciality ENT Clinics

Manapakkam, Chennai, India.

For Consultation: +91 97910 74677


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