Autoimmune Series: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Effects on Oral Health

Painful aphtha ulcer

A group of Autoimmune diseases called Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) result in chronic inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The two main diseases identified in this group are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The symptoms of chronic inflammation over time damage the GI tract. This can cause discomfort and painful symptoms for those affected. he … Read more

Autoimmune Series: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Oral Health

arthritus and oral health

We’re kicking off a new blog series here at Soundview Dental Arts! For the rest of 2019, we will be highlighting different autoimmune diseases bimonthly and discussing their impacts on oral health, and vice versa. Autoimmune diseases are wide-ranging diseases that affect many systems of the body but commonly, the diseases cause the body to … Read more