For oral disease tx, manage dry mouth

Guttman, Cheryl
June 2005
Dermatology Times;Jun2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p30
Trade Publication
The article presents views of physician Susan L. Zunt on oral diseases at the 63th annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in New Orleans. Zunt said that xerostomia can complicate the diagnosis and management of various oral diseases and is an important condition to recognize and treat. She explains that in patients who present with burning mouth syndrome, xerostomia needs to be included in the differential diagnosis. The presence of xerostomia may be suggested by history and examination of the oral cavity.


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