Gums and joints: is there a connection? Part one: epidemiological and clinical links

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic periodontitis are common chronic inflammatory diseases that share numerous clinical and pathobiological characteristics. Due to their similarities, despite manifesting at anatomically distinct sites, the relationship between these two diseases has been investigated for many years. This review attempts to summarise the state of the field based on evidence published in the last ten years.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605–609
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Early online date11 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019