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Link between Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Swollen, red, tender or bleeding gums are the early sign that bacteria have infected your gums. This also includes foul odor or taste in your mouth and gums that recede making the teeth appear longer. All of these affect the tissues supporting the teeth. Still, many people believe it’s normal if their gums bleed when they brush or floss.


Although, periodontal disease can sometimes be painless it is advisable to act as fast as you can and visit yourOrange County periodontist.  Early treatment is recommended before infection starts to spread. If periodontal disease is not treated properly, it can destroy the structures that support your teeth in your jawbone making your teeth loose and may eventually fall out. It can also spread throughout your mouth and to other parts of your body and compromise your overall health.


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