What is the link between gum disease and heart disease

Previously Asked Dental QuestionsCategory: Dental healthWhat is the link between gum disease and heart disease
Boryana Nikolova asked 3 years ago

You hear a lot that there are links between gum disease and heart disease. I am wondering what such a link is, and whether having gum disease actually significantly raises your chances of having or developing heart disease.

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dental blogger Staff answered 3 years ago

Hi Boryana,
Many thanks for asking this fantastic question, I think the answer can be summed up in the following images.