Those who are suffering from gum diseases are more prone to Rhumatic Arthritis, said Dr. D. Padmanabha Shenoy, HOD, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. Dr. Shenoy was delivering the keynote address at a function organised by the Kerala Arthritis and Rheumatism Society, in connection with World Arthritis day observance, on October 19, 2014.