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Can Mouth Bacteria Affect the Heart?

Can Mouth Bacteria Affect the Heart?

Submitted by • February 3, 2020 www.castlehillsdentistry.com

Having a bright and healthy smile gives you the confidence to face and interact with people without reservations. Many people might not be aware but having poor oral health affects more than just your smile. Studies have shown that issues like untreated tooth decay and cavities can possibly affect the heart. Inflammation caused by periodontal disease can lead to increased risk of getting a heart attack.

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