There are various medical conditions and treatments that can limit the flow of saliva which can lead to ‘Dry Mouth’ (Xerostomia). A dry mouth can cause tooth decay, bad breath, gum disease and aphthous ulcers when the mouth’s natural flora is disturbed, allowing harmful bacteria to flourish.
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There are a number of medical conditions that can disturb a healthy mouth: Diabetes Asthma Sjögren’s Syndrome Cancer Immunocompromised individuals (Auto-immune conditions, Geriatric, Palliative and Intensive Care patients) Stroke These can limit the flow of saliva which can lead to ‘Dry Mouth’ (Xerostomia). A dry mouth can cause tooth decay, bad breath, gum disease and aphthous […]
“90% of all Systemic Diseases have oral manifestations” – Academy of General Dentistry Patients with existing oral complications or problems are often easily susceptible to secondary complications and systemic diseases as open wounds and nerves get easily exposed to bacteria, viruses and other debris in the mouth. Such complications can include individuals with: Delicate […]
There are a number of medical treatments and procedures that can disturb a healthy mouth such as: Chemotherapy Radiotherapy Kidney dialysis Surgical procedures Chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy can cause dysfunction of the major and minor salivary glands, resulting in hyposalivation (reduced saliva production) and dry mouth. Besides distress and discomfort, persistent dry mouth and the lack […]
Up to three-quarters of women suffer from gum disease (Gingivitis) while they are pregnant. Many pregnant women experience swollen and bleeding gums caused by a build-up of plaque (bacteria) on the teeth, which can be very uncomfortable to deal with. The hormonal changes that take place in the body during pregnancy can cause the […]
Learn more about our Enzymatic System and the Oral7 range. Understand the importance of the Mouth-Body connection, what upsets the oral flora, saliva's starring role in maintaining a healthy oral flora and how Oral7's enzymatic formulation helps boost your mouth's natural defence in the safest way.
Kids & Babies
The health of your child’s mouth is important, especially as they develop and grow. Milk Teeth are essential for correct speech development, food digestion and play an important role in holding space for future permanent teeth. Starting oral care from young is crucial in creating a healthy oral environment for future permanent teeth, particularly as children's teeth and gums are more sensitive and require more attention. Learn more about how you can take care of your child's oral health with Oral7's enzymatic formula, for gentle and safe oral care management.