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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What is the relationship between Sjogren's syndrome and dental cavities?

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    Credentials: B.D.S.,A.D.C.,M.Sc.(University of Wollongong) Registered practitioner of Fast braces We do Oral cancer screening and complete Saliva analysis. Cosmetic dentistry... Yes we are up to … View Profile

    Sjogren's  Syndrome. ...leads to dry mouth. Dry mouth means missing out on all good salivary function. ..mostly the neutralisation of acids produced by bacteria. ..that causes very aggressive smooth surface caries involving many teeth in the same period of time. ..prescription fluoride tooth paste with tooth mousse plus helps in controlling the cavities along with  good diet and oral hygiene practice...needs regular check up and monitoring the condition by dentist

  • My research interests include immunology and the mechanisms of amyloid formation. The latter has implications for people who are dealing with Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease … View Profile

    Sjogren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder.

    This local site might provide you with information and support; http://www.sjogrens.org.au/.

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