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How is good oral hygiene used to treat Sjögren's syndrome?

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Good mouth care may not prevent a dry mouth, but it helps prevent infection and cavities. Toothpastes and oral gels are available for people with dry mouth symptoms. These products contain low doses of peroxide. (High amounts can cause more severe dryness.) These products also may have antibacterial action to reduce the severity of dental cavities over a long period of time.

From: Arthritis and Sjögren's Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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