Prevalence and severity of periodontitis in Indonesian patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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BACKGROUND Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have more prevalent and severe periodontitis than healthy controls. Periodontitis may increase the systemic inflammation in RA. The aim of this study is to assess periodontitis prevalence and severity and its potential association with systemic inflammation in Indonesian patients with RA. METHODS A… (More)
DOI: 10.1902/jop.2012.110321

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@article{Susanto2013PrevalenceAS, title={Prevalence and severity of periodontitis in Indonesian patients with rheumatoid arthritis.}, author={Hendri Susanto and Willem Nesse and Nyoman Kertia and Juwono Soeroso and Yvonne Huijser van Reenen and Eveliene Hoedemaker and Dewi Agustina and Arjan Vissink and Frank Abbas and Pieter Dijkstra}, journal={Journal of periodontology}, year={2013}, volume={84 8}, pages={1067-74} }