975 N. Ten Mile Drive, Suite E5
Frisco, CO 80443
Phone - 970.455.8131

7373 W. Jefferson Ave., Suite 404
Lakewood, CO 80235
Dr. Cherie A. Brown, D.D.S., M.S. - 303.986.2212
Dr. Tony C. Kardelis, D.D.S., M.S. - 303.986.2765

Topics of Interest

Dry Mouth

Saliva flow keeps the mouth moist and aids in chewing, swallowing, digestion and speech. Dry mouth is a condition from the lack of normal saliva flow.


Causes of dry mouth:

  • Dehydration
  • Emotional stress
  • Anemia
  • Related to surgery
  • Medical Conditions
  • Medication
  • Allergy
  • Anti-depressant
  • Blood pressure
  • Some mouth washes that are high in alcohol content

Dry mouth symptoms:

  • Mouth feels sticky
  • Lips cracked and dry
  • Tongue may have burning sensation

People who experience dry mouth are at high risk for developing cavities, gum disease and bad breath.


Helping dry mouth:

  • Chewing gum / lozenges
  • Humidifier at night
  • Maintaining good oral hygiene

Office Hours/Lakewood

  • Monday:
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Office Hours/Frisco

  • Tuesday:
  • Friday:
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact Info
Phone | 303-986-2212
Fax | 303-986-2767
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