Maintaining the Oral Health of Patients With Sjögren’s Syndrome
Identifying and addressing oral complications are essential to successful management of this chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) and its prevalence.
- Discuss strategies for improving salivary flow and oral comfort.
- Identify caries-prevention methods for patients with SS.
- Explain treatment protocols for oral candidiasis.
This course was published in the April 2018 issue and expires April 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.