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The close link between periodontal disease, rheumatoid arthritis

February 18, 2016

periodontal diseaseAmong many recent advances in the medical field, we are becoming more aware of the connection between gum health and overall wellness every year. 2015 saw some new research in this department, with more awareness than ever before placed on the link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Both chronic, non-curable diseases, the similarities between the two are surprising… and may have something to do with the connection. Read on to learn more, and about what it may mean for the health care of your loved one.


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