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Gum Disease: The Health Risks

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Periodontist | 0 comments

Gum Disease: The Health Risks

Gum disease affects half of the population of the United States, yet awareness and the health risks associated with gum disease aren’t spoken of enough. It’s not just a “good idea” to regularly visit your dentist for gum maintenance; it could be a serious investment in your overall health. Your periodontist in Vancouver explains the health risks immediately associated with gum disease. Correlation to Heart Disease Over the years, numerous medical studies have concluded that your gums (as well as the walls of your mouth) absorb bacteria and suffer from inflammation as a direct result of gum...

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