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Oral Health Topics

Sjögren Disease

Key Points

  • Sjögren disease is an autoimmune disease that can result in the destruction of exocrine glandular epithelium.
  • The most common symptoms are dry mouth and dry eyes.
  • Specific oral manifestations associated with Sjögren disease may include increased risk of caries, gingivitis, oral candidiasis, enlarged salivary glands, and others.
  • Treatment of Sjögren disease is primarily supportive/palliative, focusing on symptom relief and prevention.
  • Introduction
  • Disease Description
  • Oral Manifestations
  • Dental Patient Management
  • References
  • ADA Resources
  • Other Resources
Prepared by: Department of Scientific Information, ADA Science Institute
Last Updated: May 16, 2019


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