Mouth Conditions and Arthritis

Treat Gum Disease to Relieve RA Pain and Stiffness

Research suggests that one of the ways to relieve rheumatoid arthritis pain is to treat inflammation due to gum disease. Get the facts about this study from Arthritis Today. Read More >>

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease

Discover what research says about the connection between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis and how taking care of your teeth might ease joint pain. Read More >>

Mouth and Other Bacteria May Trigger RA

Studies increasingly highlight the role of microbes such as mouth and other bacteria in arthritis. Read More >>

Dry Mouth: A Greater Risk When You Have Arthritis

Everyone has a dry mouth now and then – from nerves, stress, too much exercise or too little water. But if your dry mouth doesn’t go away – no matter how much H2O you drink – the problem may lie with your salivary glands. Sjogren’s syndrome, medications and aging are all factors. Read More >>