BioXtra Dry Mouth Range
bioXtra is a range of oral care system for the management of dry mouth syndrome (Xerostomia). They contain natural enzymes ( Lactoperoxidase, Glucose oxidase, Lysozyme), Lactoferrin, Colostrum whey extract, Moisturisers, Fluoride (except for the Oral Gel) and Xylitol.
What happens when you have Dry Mouth?
1 in 4 adults suffer the effects of a dry mouth! Do you?
Lack of saliva
The importance of saliva is little understood and therefore often underestimated. Saliva plays very important role in dental hygiene as well as overall well-being, Dry mouth is clinical know as Xerostomia should be treated as it reduces the quality of life of patients.
Causes of dry mouth
There are various known causes for the onset of Dry Mouth (Xerostomia).
Medication is the most common cause. Worldwide more than 1800 commonly prescribed medicines list ‘dry mouth’ as a side effect. The most commonly prescribed families of drugs that have the capacity to induce Dry Mouth are medications for high blood pressure, antihistamines, antidepressants, antipsychotics and medication for parkinson’s disease.
Chronic diseases that can also lead to persistent complaints of Dry Mouth include :
- Sjögren’s Syndrome
- Diabetes mellitus
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Lupus erythematosus
Other common causes are :
- Radiotherapy or surgery in the head-and neck region
- Hormonal Changes and Stress
Please consult your dentist or physician if the symptoms persist.
Symptoms of dry mouth (Xerostomia)
- Bad breath leading to low social confidence
- Problems with chewing, swallowing and talking
- Cracked mouth corners
- Dry, chapped, painful lips
- Altered taste and hence loss of appetite
- Interrupted sleep due to thirst
- Irritated gums
Dental problems associated with Dry Mouth:
- Burning feeling of the gums and on the tongue
- Dental plaque accumulation
- Enhanced risk of cavities and dental erosions
- Enhanced risk of inflammation of the gums
- Ill fitting dentures
THE ULTIMATE DRY MOUTH RELIEF
bioXtra DRY MOUTH products are alcohol-free and contains no foaming agents. They help ease the symptoms and effects of dry mouth (xerostomia) with natural enzymes and acts as artificial saliva providing comfort and lubrication.
bioXtra Mild Toothpaste 50ml
bioXtra Mouthrinse 250ml
bioXtra Oral Gel 40ml
bioXtra Oral Spray 50ml
3 SIMPLE STEPS TO A MORE COMFORTABLE MOUTH
bioXtra provide a complete solution to your dry mouth problems. You can use it after your operation when you are unable get down from bed, as well as for managing dry mouth symptoms caused by medications, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. It is a product of choice trusted by Clinicians.
Our bioXtra is now available in the major hospital retail pharmacies, please contact us if you wish to where you can get it near you.
Country of Manufacture: Belgium.