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Exploring the Possible Link: Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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What the evidence says about a potential association between these two common conditions.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the systemic conditions associated with periodontal disease.
  2. Discuss the evidence surrounding an association between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontal disease.
  3. Explain the role of infection, citrullinated proteins and autoimmunity in both diseases.
  4. Note the effects of periodontal treatment on rheumatoid arthritis.

This course was issued in the November/December 2015 issue and expires 12/31/18. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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