Objective: The goal of this study was to examine the prevalence of periodontal disease among rheumatoid arthritis patients in Qatar, along with investigating the association between the two diseases. Methods: A total of 92 participants (43 cases with rheumatoid arthritis and 49 controls without rheumatoid arthritis) were recruited from the outpatient rheumatology clinic at Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha, Qatar. The ACR/EULAR 2010 for the diagnosis criteria for rheumatoid arthritis were used to diagnose participants.
Hammoudeh M, Al-Momani A, Abdelrahman MH, Chandra P, Hammoudeh S (2014) Prevalence and Association of Periodontal Disease among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Qatar: A Cross Sectional Study. Intern Med 4:149.