Dr Ben Atkins BDS



Dr Ben Atkins BDS

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Dry mouth solutions

31st October 2018

I was recently asked by the Daily Mail to review some pastilles that claim to combat the effects of dry mouth from cancer treatment and reduce mouth sores.

Patients on various medication such as for blood pressure and depression as well as anyone undergoing chemotherapy or radio therapy often suffer from a dry mouth. I found these pastilles to be a great product for anyone experiencing this. Any sugar-free sweets will stimulate saliva production but the ducts can be damaged by treatment so the malic acid in these pastilles could potentially help kick them into action.

You can read the article in full here.