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Dr Sklar is one of the first practitioners to recognize the connection between hormones and this devastating neurological disease. Following the interest in her presentation at the California Dental Association in 2012, she has been asked to speak on the national stage.
Burning Mouth/Tongue Syndrome is defined as “an intraoral (in the mouth) burning sensation for which no medical or dental cause can be found.” (International Headache Society). While both sexes can get Burning Mouth, more women than men experience it and primarily women in menopause.
Dr Sklar developed an innovative program for those suffering the effects of Burning Mouth which has proved effective in the majority of patients treated. She also developed a supplement kit which has relieved symptoms in a number of cases.