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Best overnight dry mouth gel? #200411
09-20-2020 01:58 AM
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Hey!

Just wondering what everyone would recommend? I’ve been using gc dry mouth gel for years. Works fairly well but I still wake up multiple times a night with dry mouth. I tried biotene gel many years ago, but preferred the gc gel at the time. Coming up to 10 years post-treatment. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!


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Re: Best overnight dry mouth gel? [Re: Dave1989] #200412
09-20-2020 09:27 PM
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Hey Dave ,I was prescribed mouth spray from my dentist its called mouth kote its all natural it really helps me

Re: Best overnight dry mouth gel? [Re: Paan] #200413
09-21-2020 01:56 AM
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Thank you for the info!
I’ll take a look into it.
Appreciate it, thanks.


21 @ diagnosis. Tongue cancer(SCC) non smoker,HPV negative. 11 hour Surgery (30+ glands removed-left side neck dissection, 'jaw split' for 'access'-left side tongue dissection, graft & artery from left thigh for re-construction of tongue.44 rad t'ments.4x cisplatin.no peg.Clear PET scan 12/5/2011!
Re: Best overnight dry mouth gel? [Re: Dave1989] #200429
09-24-2020 09:36 PM
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I use xylimelts. They're tablets that stick to your gum and slowly release moisture at night. They do help.

Re: Best overnight dry mouth gel? [Re: Thankful Girl] #200445
09-29-2020 11:33 AM
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Thank you I’ll have a look at those too. Appreciate it!


21 @ diagnosis. Tongue cancer(SCC) non smoker,HPV negative. 11 hour Surgery (30+ glands removed-left side neck dissection, 'jaw split' for 'access'-left side tongue dissection, graft & artery from left thigh for re-construction of tongue.44 rad t'ments.4x cisplatin.no peg.Clear PET scan 12/5/2011!
Re: Best overnight dry mouth gel? [Re: Dave1989] #200556
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My dentist gave me Moisyn. Comes in a sprat or rinse. I like it. For me it lasts several hours


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