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Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Hypertension?

October 28, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — greybull @ 4:33 pm
Gum Disease

Gum disease might not seem serious at first. In fact, in many cases you might not notice any symptoms at all during the early stages. However, multiple studies have shown that ignoring it won’t just put your teeth at risk; it might also increase your risk of high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems. It’s important to understand the impact oral health has on the rest of your body, so read on to learn more about the links between gum disease and hypertension.