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Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease: Part 3

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  • Doctors and dentists recommend postponing any dental treatment until at least six months after your heart attack
  • In some cases, patients may need to have their teeth treated in a more controlled hospital setting
  • Mixing medications can lead to undesirable and potentially dangerous results
Research has shown that oral health and cardiovascular disease are...
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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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Sensitivity: Gums and Teeth

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  • It's easy to take your gums and teeth for granted
  • One of the leading causes of gum sensitivity or gum discomfort is gingivitis
  • Fortunately, tooth and gum sensitivity are easy to prevent
Gums and teeth are two of the most important components of your mouth. It is imperative that you take care of...
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Wisdom Teeth and Extraction

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  • Typically wisdom teeth are extracted
  • If the wisdom tooth partially erupts, patients pay develop pericoronitis
  • As always, it is important to maintain your oral health
Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to develop. They often appear between the ages of 17 and 21 years of age. When they begin to come in,...
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Wisdom Teeth

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  • People typically experience their wisdom teeth growing in between the ages of 17 and 21
  • Wisdom teeth are not needed for chewing and often cause more problems than they're worth
  • It is important to speak with your dentist about the best option for your wisdom teeth
What are wisdom teeth? Technically they are...
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Sports Drinks and Cavities

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  • Sports drinks are specifically designed to enhance a person's athletic performance
  • The consumption of sports drinks leads to a higher level of acid in the mouth
  •  It is important that you consider the consequences
A study conducted by the Cardiff University School of Dentistry in the United Kingdom found that a large number...
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