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American Dental Association answeredOral complications associated with reduced salivary flow include glossitis and other oral sores, infections and impaired chewing or swallowing. A reduction in saliva flow causes dry mouth. Without this saliva, the mouth does not get the cleansing effects saliva provides.
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answered
Dry mouth is occasionally one of the symptoms of Hunter's glossitis. Dry mouth can also be a cause of common glossitis. Dry mouth is usually associated with common glossitis when it caused by an underlying condition like Sjogren syndrome.