A dentist has issued an alarming warning about ‘mask mouth’ – here’s how to prevent it.
While most of us are now pretty comfortable wearing a mask, one dentist has warned about the effects they have.
The dental expert has sounded the alert to millions of people currently wearing face masks every single day.
Their alarming warning, which is making headlines across the country, comes in a bid to inform you about the impact the coverings could be having on your oral health and hygiene.
Dr Jeffrey Sulitzer, Chief Clinical Officer of SmileDirectClub, explained: “Covering your mouth and nose for long periods of time impacts your breathing and forces you to breathe more through your mouth.
“As a result, this restricts the flow of moisture which can cause dryness in your mouth.”
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