Author Archives: Vijaya Iyer, PhD

Dental Implants Provide Relief from Oral Inflammation in Sjögren’s Patient, Case Report Shows

Dental implants with fitted crowns provided comfort and relieved inflammation in a Sjögren’s syndrome patient experiencing discomfort with removable dentures, according to a case report from dental surgeons in Japan. The report, “Implant-supported Prostheses in Patient with Sjögren’s Syndrome: Clinical Report with 3-year Follow-up,” was published in the…

Proposed ACR-EULAR Criteria for Sjogren’s Diagnosis Is Highly Sensitive in Korean Patients, Study Reports

The newly proposed 2016 ACR-EULAR criteria can successfully diagnose primary Sjogren’s syndrome with 100% sensitivity, but the ethnicity of the study population influences its specificity, a Korean study reported. The study, “Performance of the 2016 ACR-EULAR classification criteria for primary Sjogren’s syndrome in a Korean cohort,” was published in…