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Oral Health and Heart Disease

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Published by Bio-Probe, Incorporated .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL11539979M
ISBN 100941011178
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  "Oral bacteria, specifically spirochets have long been the ignored factor in heart disease and Dr. Nordquist book Stealth Killer, connects the dots between periodontal disease and cardiac health 5/5(8). and nutrition may reduce the risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Additional research needs to be conducted on the relationship between oral health and heart disease and stroke. However, it is important to note that people with good oral health generally have fewer chronic diseases, including heart disease .   The largest cause of death globally is Coronary heart disease (CHD) [].It is also well documented that poor oral health in the form of periodontal disease is associated with an increased Cited by: 9. Oral Health-Total Health: Know the Connection Oral health and its relationship to total health underscore the need to educate consumers about the importance of quality preventive oral health care. Research has identified periodontal (gum) disease as a risk factor for heart and lung disease File Size: KB.

According to the World Health Organization, 31% of deaths globally are due to CVD. And ongoing research continues to suggest that oral health is an integral part of overall health. Gum disease or periodontitis has been linked to an increased risk of developing heart disease. We know, with certainty, that poor oral health means an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. But poor oral health also increases the risk of other diseases, including stroke and type 2 diabetes. I cannot emphasize this enough – your oral health is the gateway to the rest of your body and therefore your overall health .   Oral health may be particularly important if you have artificial heart valves. Tooth loss patterns are connected to coronary artery disease. There is a strong connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease .   Oral health also affects a person’s self-esteem, school performance, and attendance at work or school. Oral diseases—which range from cavities and gum disease to oral cancer—cause pain and disability for millions of Americans and cost taxpayers billions of dollars each year. Children's Oral Health.

  Oral health and heart disease are connected by bacteria in the mouth, which spreads to other areas of the body via the bloodstream. According to the Mayo Clinic, when the bacteria enter the heart. Your oral health might contribute to various diseases and conditions, including: Endocarditis. This infection of the inner lining of your heart chambers or valves (endocardium) typically occurs when bacteria or other germs from another part of your body, such as your mouth, spread through your bloodstream and attach to certain areas in your heart. Oral health and coronary heart disease Marc J. Mathews, Edward H. Mathews and George E. Mathews* Abstract Background: It is well documented that there is some correlation between poor oral health in the form of periodontal disease and coronary heart disease . Dr. Benico Barzilai discusses oral health and heart disease. Is there a link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease? Researchers and government agencies continue to investigate the possible relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular studies have shown that bacteria in the mouth that are involved in the development of periodontal disease .