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Psoriasis Linked To Periodontal Disease in New Study

Studies observing a stark and compelling correlation between periodontitis and dental bone loss in individuals suffering from psoriasis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by thick, red, itchy, scaly skin plaques—are not new. As early as 2013, Scandinavian researchers, working with a wealth of data from the groundbreaking US-based retrospective longitudinal Nurses’ Health Study, noted and remarked on an unusual correlation between the …