Dry mouth, medically known as xerostomia, is a condition where your body cannot produce an adequate amount of saliva. To learn more about xerostomia and dry mouth symptoms, click here.
A cardinal symptom of Sjögren’s Disease is dry mouth. Therefore, most people with Sjögren’s Disease experience dry mouth symptoms. While dry mouth symptoms may be uncomfortable in general, they may lead to overall poor oral health and even certain oral health complications.
Here are some oral health tips from Registered Dental Hygienist Sara Juliano for those with Sjögren’s Disease. Sara has an entire podcast episode where she explains Sjögren’s Disease in-depth; if you’d like to learn more, click here.