Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

Cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth … Continue reading Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection