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The Link Between Infected Gums and Heart Attack

Gum disease can inflame your gums, foul your breath, make chewing a chore and cause you to eventually lose your teeth. But did you know it’s possibly linked with heart disease, too? Atherosclerosis is a condition characterized by the “hardening” of the arteries as fat and other substances (collectively called arterial plaques) accumulate on their walls. If blood flow is substantially blocked, heart problems occur. Read more…

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Fight Tooth Loss with Dental Implants

It’s the unsightly gap that makes most of us cringe at the thought of a missing tooth. Yet did you know that losing teeth, whether by extraction, accidents, or natural causes, and not replacing them immediately, speeds up an aged appearance? Without teeth to prompt re-growth, the jawbone deteriorates gradually, resulting in a partially collapsed visage so common among the elderly.

 

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