The perio-cardio connection: A relationship between heart disease and gum disease
from Dental Health Magazine
Periodontal diseases are chronic bacterial infections that affect the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health problems including heart disease. When the link between cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease was identified and debated in the 1990s, many skeptics dismissed it entirely.
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