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Dry Mouth Oral Hygiene Products

Denta Med Dry Mouth products help to moisturise dry, parched oral tissue, clean and protect whilst reducing oral discomfort. Current research estimates that around one in four adults suffer from the condition and this number rises to 40% in the over 55s.  This makes Dry Mouth one of the most common oral health problems.

T.Nederfors Xerostomia: prevalence and pharmacotherapy. With special reference to beta adrenoceptor
antagonists , Swedish Dental Journal (1996; 116) p. 1 70

Denta-Med offers a range for complete Oral Hygiene & 8 hour DRY MOUTH Relief

• Cancer therapies – Radiation/Chemotherapy
• Salivary glands irradiated or surgically removed
• Poly pharmacy (incl. antihistamines, antidepressants)
• Anorexia/Bulimia
• Mouth breathing / C-PAP use , Asthma
• Smoking/vaping
• Drinking alcohol
• Sjogren’s Syndrome / Diabetes
• Motor Neuron Disease / Parkinson’s disease
• Alzheimer’s/ stroke patients

• Cleans, protects, moisturises & hydrates up to 8 hours
• Muco adhesive formulation
• Fluoridated / toothpaste replacement / low foaming
• Relieves Dry Mouth when no saliva is present / Replicates / replaces the action of saliva
• Freshens breath / reduces mouth odour
• Long lasting moisturising effect
• Benign flavour does not burn or irritate / pH balanced
• Does not use Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, alcohol, xylitol
• Water soluble / safe to use ongoing
• Does not contain nuts, gluten, dairy, sugar, egg
• Made in Australia / Never tested on animals

Acid Reflux

The oral cavity is the gateway to the gut.  Up to 60 percent of the population at some time during the year and 20 to 30 percent weekly, experience symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), such as heartburn and acid regurgitation.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Hospitalizations in 1998 and 2005 Yafu Zhao,
M.S. (Social & Scientific Systems), and William Encinosa , Ph.D. (AHRQ)

Health Professionals can help patients reduce the dentally harmful effects of gastric reflux and low pH saliva with Denta Med Dry Mouth Products

 1. Rinse with Denta Med pH Neutralising Mouthwash before brushing.

2. Brush teeth with Denta Med Dry Mouth Gel

3. Gargle/ Rinse with Denta Med Moisturising Mouthwash

4. Use Denta Med Dry Mouth Oral Hygiene Spray 50mL for Advanced relief from Dry Mouth throughout the day and / or,

5. Denta Med Moisturising Mouth Spray 60mL with naturally moisturising & hydrating malic acid for immediate, temporary relief from Dry Mouth


Australian Made and Owned

Denta-med Gel is designed by a Dentist, especially for the aging population and for individuals that, because of their health, age, or treatments need a more soothing gum nurturing formulation for their routine oral hygiene.

Designed for
• People with special oral health and hygiene needs
• Soothing, hydrating, advanced oral care
• Sensitive gums, dry mouth and with dental prosthesis

Dr. Patrick. J. Shanahan BDSc(WA) Dip Ph(Syd)

Recipient of the the Centenary Medal

– For service to the promotion of better oral health for the aged community

Dr. Patrick Shanahan BDSc(WA) Dip PH(Syd) is an Oral Health Consultant, with particular interest & experience in the Aged Care, Mental Health, Aboriginal Health, General Practice and Disability sectors. He is also the 

Developer and Founder of Denta-Med Products

Chairman of Oral Care Australia Pty Ltd

  • 1961 – 1982 Clinical dentistry – private practice 

  • 1983 – 1986 Dental Public Health Research Officer, WA Public Health. His key research project was ‘Unmet Dental Treatment Needs of the Aged in WA’

  • 1985 – Diploma in Public Health University of Sydney.             Thesis subject; Towards an Older Australia; Implications for Dentistry

  • 1986 – Dr. Shanahan resigned from Public Health Service to develop his own programs to assist nurses, doctors, and the medically compromised to achieve better oral health outcomes

  • 1988 – 1997 Dr. Shanahan achieved an inaugural (WA) operated Commonwealth funded nursing home program to achieve better oral health outcomes; He contracted services to 30 Aged Care Facilities throughout WA  *1998 the program was terminated, due to a change in government funding (disappointingly, nothing replaced it)

  • 1998 – 2003 Dr. Shanahan was appointed Oral Health Consultant to WA’s largest aged care group

  • 2004 – 2012 Dr. Shanahan developed the inaugural Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme programs for General Practice, Mental Health, Disability and Aboriginal Health

  • 2019 – 2022 Currently establishing an Inaugural Primary Health Care Oral Health Providers Association (WA) Inc. to contract services to Aged Care, Mental Health and Community organisations  

Endorsed by Peter Mac Dental Oncology Unit as the preferred Dental Hygiene Agent – for Preventative & Symptomatic Relief


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