Bacteria that cause gum disease are associated with atherosclerosis. Studies have confirmed individuals with higher levels of gum disease causing bacteria also had more severe atherosclerosis, the arterial disease that leads to strokes and heart attacks.
Jon Frankel Healthy Heart Tips
Visit your dentist regularly to identify gum disease early
Brush and floss your teeth regularly
Treat and monitor gum disease right away
Use an ultrasonic electric toothbrush
Commit to a healthy lifestyle