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Dental facts you may need to know.

December 17, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Information

1. in less than 1 minute after a dental procedure, microorganisms from the infected site may have reached the heart,lungs and peripheral capillary system.

2. people with gum disease are 3 times more likely to suffer a heart attack.

3. people with gum disease are 2 times more likely to suffer coronary heart disease.

4. people with severe gum disease are 2 times more likely to suffer a stroke.

5. type 2 diabetics ( adult onset) are 3 times more likely to develpoe gum disease.

Now you can see the total health benefit to regular dental cleanings. It is about more than your teeth. At our office, prevention of gum disease has been a long standing prioity. My daughter is a type 1 diabetic, so we are sensitive to the issue of oral disease. If you haven’t had your 6 month exam and cleaning, now is the time. It may prolong your life.