(01-31-2016, 01:06 PM)PaytonA Wrote: I use a full face mask and still fight dry mouth. I use a high humidity setting and a product called Biotene Dry Mouth mouthwash. There are some other dry mouth products. Orajel has one and there is a product called Xylimelts. I tried the Xylimelts and found their effect to last about as long as the Biotene but did not like the taste in my mouth when they wore off. I am going to try the Orajel.
Have never tried apple juice but that sounds interesting. Sugars tend to increase tissue moisturizing and apple juice is a good source.
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As a newbie (both to CPAP & this forum) I also use a full mask and suffer the dry mouth issue however, for me, I feel that the dry mouth is a small price to pay for a complete nights' sleep!
I was using a nasal mask but that caused daily nose bleeds so I swapped to the full mask.
Sorry I can't offer any solutions - just thought I'd add my experience.
I found that adding a chin strap to my full face mask pretty well fixed the dry mouth. Humidity didn't help a bit in my case. Now I sleep in a warm room (25c.) and leave the humidifier off. With the chin strap my dry mouth problems are pretty much solved.
The above is my opinion. It is just possible that I may, occasionally, be mistaken.
I am neither a Doctor, nor any other kind of medical professional.
Everything put together sooner or later falls apart.