PainRelief.com Interview with:
Dana Orange MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Investigation
The Rockefeller Institute and
William H. Robinson, MD PhD
James W. Raitt, M.D., Professor Medicine
Immunology & Rheumatology
Stanford Health Care
PainRelief.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: Periodontitis is more common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis than those without.
Of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, those with current periodontitis are less likely to receive benefit from treatment with biologic agents than those without periodontitis.