A growing number of people are finding themselves dealing with dry mouth, or cotton mouth. But it can be more than an discomfort, as experts say that it could lead to much more serious problems.

According to dentists, dry mouth can be caused by any number of medications, and if left untreated can cause serious dental problems and can accelerate tooth decay.

There is no "cure" for dry mouth, but experts say that there are steps you can take to help.

FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with the report.