Is it true gum disease can harm more then just teeth?
Q:Is it true gum disease can harm more than just teeth?
A:Gum disease can possibly cause these health conditions – Heart disease, diabetes, osteopenia and osteoporosis are all highly correlated with periodontitis and periodontal infections. The bacteria infection can spread through the bloodstream and affect other parts of the body.
Dr. Maksim has been practicing dentistry in the San Diego area for over 20 years.
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