Oral Health

Question
Posted by: chloe | 2012/05/10

Q.

Gum disease

Does gum disease indicate other underlying medical conditions?

If so,what are they?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

No gum disease does not necessarily indicate an underlying condition but there are definite links between gum disease and many health conditions eg:
-heart disease
- certain cancers are found to be more prevalent in patients with a greater degree of gum disease.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/05/10

No gum disease does not necessarily indicate an underlying condition but there are definite links between gum disease and many health conditions eg:
-heart disease
- certain cancers are found to be more prevalent in patients with a greater degree of gum disease.

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