Monthly Archives: December 2017

Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease: Part 2

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  • Your dentist will need to take some extra precautions when treating you
  • Antibiotics before dental treatments are recommended for people who have endocarditis
  • For less invasive procedures, antibiotics are not required even if you suffer from a heart issue
Recent studies have found that heart issues and oral health are closely related. If you suffer...
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Oral Health and Cardiovascular Diseases: Part 1

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  • Some oral diseases or issues can put patients at a higher risk of developing other medical issues and vice versa
  • Your dentist should be informed of all medical problems you suffer from
  • People who have periodontal disease are more likely to experience coronary artery disease
Over the years, studies have shown that there is...
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Oral Health and Heart Disease

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  • Healthy gums and teeth play a vital role in your overall health
  • Patients with moderate to advanced gum disease have a higher risk of developing heart disease
  • If bacteria from your mouth reaches your heart, it can create inflammation
Did you know that more than 80 percent of Americans have periodontal disease or gum...
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