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Periodontal disease increases risk of major cardiovascular events – Bite magazine

People with periodontitis are at higher risk of experiencing major cardiovascular events, according to new US research. In a longitudinal study published recently…

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People with periodontitis are at higher risk of experiencing major cardiovascular events, according to new US research.
In a longitudinal study published recently in the Journal of Periodontology, Forsyth Institute and Harvard University scientists and colleagues showed that inflammation associated with active gum disease was predictive of arterial inflammation, which can cause heart attacks, strokes, and other dangerous manifestations of cardiovascular disease.
For the study,…

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