Did you know that prevention of gum disease may be good for your heart? Did you also know that periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease, is linked to other serious health risks? Scientific data has now proven that there is a direct link between oral health (how healthy your teeth and gums are) and total body health.
Infections in the mouth can play havoc elsewhere in the body. For many years bacteria was believed to be the factor that linked periodontal disease to other infections in the body. However, similarly new research demonstrates that inflammation may link periodontal disease to other chronic conditions.
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