Dental infections can intensify the harm caused by lupus, and lupus can contribute to oral / dental problems. It’s a harmful connection that can go both ways.

When the immune system is “quieted” by drugs that control lupus, such as Benlysta and Imuran, the dental bacteria can travel more easily, spreading their harmful damage.

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