What is drooling?

Also known as: drool, saliva flow

Anytime that saliva flows outside of the mouth unintentionally, this is known as drooling. Drooling is completely normal during the first two years of life when babies don’t have full control of their mouth muscles. It can occur in some normal situations, as well as a symptom of some medical conditions.

Reviewed by: Suheily Aponte-Rodriguez, DMD

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