As the weather gets warmer, you start to sweat more. As a result, you are prone to dehydration because your loses fluids. Not only is your physical health affected, but your oral health too. Dry mouth can happen as a result of not having enough water. Since you aren’t getting enough fluids to rinse away bacteria and food particles, you increase your risk for cavities and other oral health concerns.
So, this summer, make sure you are drinking plenty of water! If you continue to struggle with dry mouth, we’d love to help you. Call Houston Uptown Dentists at 832-463-1021 to request an appointment in Houston, TX, or schedule online.