1 Section 02 - Paediatric Dentistry, Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet2 Section 01 - Prosthetics, Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet3 Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 30.001, 9700 RB, Groningen4 Section 01 - Prosthetics, Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet
In this article, salivary gland dysfunction and xerostomia in Sjögren's syndrome (SS) are discussed, with a focus on the pathophysiology of salivary dysfunction in SS, the clinical presentation of dry mouth in SS, how to assess salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia in SS, and the impact of salivary gland dysfunction on quality of life in patients with SS.
Journal review article
Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, 2014, Vol 26, Issue 1, p. 35-53