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Association among rheumatoid arthritis, oral hygiene, and periodontitis

Item Type:Article
Title:Association among rheumatoid arthritis, oral hygiene, and periodontitis
Creators Name:Pischon, N. and Pischon, T. and Kroeger, J. and Guelmez, E. and Kleber, B.M. and Bernimoulin, J.P. and Landau, H. and Brinkmann, P.G. and Schlattmann, P. and Zernicke, J. and Buttgereit, F. and Detert, J.
Abstract:A limited number of studies suggest a higher prevalence of periodontal disease among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); however, results have been inconsistent. Further, it is unclear to what extent poor oral hygiene among patients with RA may account for this association.
Keywords:Oral Hygiene, Periodontal Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Risk Factors
Source:Journal of periodontology
ISSN:0022-3492
Publisher:American Academy of Periodontology
Volume:79
Number:6
Page Range:979-986
Date:June 2008
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1902/jop.2008.070501
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