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  1. The etiology of xerostomia often includes all of the following EXCEPT _______________.
  1. Normal, unstimulated salivary flow rates are ____________.
  1. Abnormal flow rates for stimulated whole saliva are ____________.
  1. Xerostomia is an inevitable part of aging.
  1. One of the most common symptoms associated with fungal-related dry mouth is erythematous.
  1. Pseudomembranous candidiasis is _______________.
  1. The most common cause of dry mouth is due to ____________.
  1. Candida is a fungus or yeast that naturally protects the body from xerostomia.
  1. In addition to xerostomia, other symptoms of Sjögren's can include _______________.
  1. HIV and Sjögren's share the etiology of bilateral parotid enlargement.
  1. In addition to xerostomia, conditioning regimens of transplantation increases a patient’s risk of ____________.
  1. ______ of blood and bone marrow transplant recipients report oral complications.
  1. Stomatotoxic chemotherapy results in _______________.
  1. Pretreatment oral evaluations with an oral healthcare provider may _______________.
  1. Following head and neck radiation therapy, patients oral health should be evaluated regularly for the first ____________.
  1. Children who suffer from uncontrolled allergies or obstruction of the upper airway, may have all EXCEPT _______________.
  1. Chronic mouthbreathing is not associated with xerostomia and gingivitis.
  1. Common adverse side effects of tricyclic antidepressants include all EXCEPT ____________.
  1. Atypical antipsychotic medications include _______________.
  1. Prescription medications used to relieve the symptoms of xerostomia include all EXCEPT ____________.