Autoimmune Series Part 3: How Inflammatory Bowel Diseases can affect Your Oral Health

Autoimmune Disease

Inflammatory bowel diseases also known as IBD, are a group of autoimmune diseases that result in chronic inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The 2 main diseases identified with this group are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Due to the chronic inflammation eventually damaging the GI tract, the resulting symptoms are often painful. IBD can … Read more