Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Pamela | 2012-07-19

Q.

Teeth problems related to heart condition

I''ve heard that if you have bad gum or teeth problems it indicates that you may have problems with your heart, are these related?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

There is a definite link between higher levels of gum disease and higher levels of heart disease.
Read the following:

http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.heart.htm/

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012-07-19

There is a definite link between higher levels of gum disease and higher levels of heart disease.
Read the following:

http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.heart.htm/

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