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More evidence links gum disease to stroke risk

from Medscape

A new study has strengthened the link between gum disease and increased risk for future stroke, showing a graded relationship with the extent of gum disease and stroke risk, and in addition finding that regular dental care was associated with a lower stroke risk. "This effort is one of the largest, U.S.-based community studies of periodontal disease, dental care utilization, and ischemic stroke," lead author, Dr. Souvik Sen, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, told Medscape Medical News. more

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