live webinar with Dr Henk Brand
Medical Biologist and Associate Professor
at the Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), the Netherlands
Wednesday January 19, 2022, 16:00 CET
The management of dry mouth is essential for patients with Sjögren’s. The symptomatic treatment has included using air humidifiers, rinsing the mouth with water or mouthwash, the application of a salivary substitute and administration of secretagogues. During this webinar, Dr Henk Brand focused on the causes of oral dryness, and the difficulties in developing properly functioning saliva substitutes.
You can watch the webinar on replay just below or on our YouTube channel.
Dr Henk Brand is a medical biologist and Associate Professor at the Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), the Netherlands, where he works at the Department of Oral Biochemistry. His research is mainly focused on investigating the protective effects of saliva, causes of oral dryness, and the relation between changes in saliva and systemic diseases. During his studies he frequently collaborates with the Dutch Sjögren’s Patient Association. Henk Brand has written almost 200 scientific publications about his studies.