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I have sjogren's now what do I need to know?
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Lots
The sjogren's foundation website has information that can help educate and cope with this disease.

In brief: Lots
The sjogren's foundation website has information that can help educate and cope with this disease.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Dr. Tracy Lovell
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
In brief: Dental implications
Discuss the medical aspects of this syndrome with your physician.
Regarding the dental implications, you are much more prone to getting cavities and having gum problems due to the lack of saliva. Have a consult with your dentist and make sure you see him\her regularly.Consider such products as biotene to help keep your mouth wet. Also discuss Fluoride treatments and impeccable oral hygiene!

In brief: Dental implications
Discuss the medical aspects of this syndrome with your physician.
Regarding the dental implications, you are much more prone to getting cavities and having gum problems due to the lack of saliva. Have a consult with your dentist and make sure you see him\her regularly.Consider such products as biotene to help keep your mouth wet. Also discuss Fluoride treatments and impeccable oral hygiene!
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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