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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Aug 21, 2020

This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Kris Potts to talk about dry mouth. Kris educated us on what causes it, which patients may have it, and one of the products she uses to help combat it. 
Episode Highlights
  • What causes dry mouth
  • Saliva and it's role with dry mouth 
  • GC Dry Mouth Gel
  • Product recommendation
“It becomes not so much a matter of a product being right or wrong, good or bad, but more about giving our patients options”
“There are 1800 drugs and more than 80 classifications”
“Constantly sipping water throughout the day can be counterproductive” 
“Water does not replace saliva” 
“When recommending products, you need to know your why” 
“For discomfort and system relief GC’s Dry Mouth Gel is Great!”
“GC Dry mouth Gel will help stimulate salivary flow” 
“Palatability directly effects patient compliance” 
“If they don’t like it, they are not going to use it”