Caffeine, alcohol and other dehydrants like tobacco only exacerbate dry mouth, so be mindful of your imbibing habits, Maddahi said. This applies to your mouthwash as well. Since many formulas contain alcohol, read the label carefully to ensure you’re swishing an alcohol-free version, advised Dr. Chris Kammer, D.D.S with Lifetime Family Dentistry in Wisconsin and a founder of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. Bonus if it contains xylitol, a sugar alcohol that stimulates saliva production.
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