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Sjogren's and periodontal Disease

Can Sjogren's cause periodontal Disease?

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Yes.  Sjogren's causes dry mouth, which can lead to many dental problems including periodontal disease, cavities, and sores.  Make sure to find a dentist who knows how to handle a patient with dry mouth.  I would check for some OTC rinses such as Biotene or Oasis to help keep your mouth hydrated.
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