Dry Mouth also known as Xerostomia can be irritating, painful, and damaging to hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. We all need saliva to not only moisten and cleanse our mouths but also for digesting food. Saliva acts as a buffer in the mouth to help control pathogens, Without it, the growth of opportunistic bacteria and fungi goes basically uncontrolled. We have several options to help you control dry mouth so give us a call or stop by our office. Experience Exceptional Care at Prestige Oral Surgery.