See What You Know About Dry Mouth by Taking This Test

Published on April 26, 2018

Dry mouth is a common dental issue that inconveniences many people. It might even inconvenience you! In this case, it’s best to know all about dry mouth so you know how to treat and deal with it. Our dentist, Dr. Samaniego, is happy to help you find out what you know about dry mouth today by encouraging you to take the following dry mouth quiz. We hope you learn something new!

1. True or False: Dry mouth involves the low production of saliva.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Dry mouth increases your chances of falling victim to tooth decay.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Saliva plays an important role in maintaining a top-notch mouth.
A. True
B. False

4. Dry mouth can be caused by:
A. Stress
B. Certain medications
C. Aging
D. Cancer therapy
E. Autoimmune disorders
F. Smoking
G. All of the above

5. Dry mouth can be prevented by:
A. Sipping water throughout the day
B. Chewing sugar-free gum regularly
C. Avoiding tobacco products
D. Avoiding caffeine and sugary and acidic foods and drinks
E. All of the above


1. A
2. A
3. A
4. G
5. E

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about dry mouth in Las Cruces, New Mexico, please contact Las Cruces Dental Associates when you have the chance. Our dental team will be happy to talk with you and give you the answers and information you need, so please call 575.523.1479 now. We look forward to hearing from you!