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Gum Disease and Oral Hygiene - Connected to Heart Disease and Stroke
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BlakeJacobs posted:
People do not know the risks that are associated with gum disease and heart disease. Oral hygiene as well as gum disease, can be connected with heart disease and stroke. Gum disease is a problem not only by Americans but also of different races. All over the world, there is an enormous problem in oral health and dental condition. This is because many people are afraid to visit their dentist on a regular basis.

If there are an inflamed gums, dentist associates it with the possible connection of an increased plaque or too much fat stored in the arterial area. Most gum disease is caused by Preventella Intermedia and Tannerella Forsynthesis. These two oral pathogens are proven to increase the risk of the patient to have a heart attack. In actuality, there had been a study made in the University of Buffalo in New York. A sample of dental plaque was collected and it was proven that an increase in oral bacteria also increases the odds of heart attack.
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There are so many ways on how we can avoid gum diseases. One easy way to prevent them is to have a regular checkup and examination with our trusted dentist. We can also prevent gum disease by simply brushing and making use of a dental floss at least two times a day. To prevent the occurrence of gum disease is better than visiting your dentist for cure. Do not forget the importance of regular dental check up for a healthy teeth and gums.
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