The periodontal status of patients with Sjögren's syndrome.

Abstract

Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by xerostomia. Although a common observation in SS is increased susceptibility to caries, the level of periodontal disease has not been described in these individuals. The purpose of this study was to determine the periodontal status of 14 SS female subjects who had a mean age of 52.9… (More)

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