In addition to medical treatment and prescription medications, self-help measures may improve your symptoms. You may find these beneficial for reducing chronic mouth discomfort:
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- Drink more fluids, to help ease the feeling of dry mouth, but avoid carbonated beverages.
- Don't use tobacco products.
- Avoid alcohol and products with alcohol, as they may irritate the lining of your mouth.
- Avoid products with cinnamon or mint.
- Avoid spicy-hot foods.
- Avoid acidic foods and liquids, such as tomatoes, orange juice, soft drinks and coffee.
- Try different mild or flavor-free brands of toothpaste, such as one for sensitive teeth or one without mint or cinnamon.
- Take steps to reduce excessive stress.
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