Chronic periodontitis is an inflammatory gum disease that causes tooth loss. Recently University of Granada researchers have found a close link between the disease and heart attack severity.
A total of 112 patients who had experienced a heart attack were examined by researchers with a series of health checks and tests, including cardiological, biochemical and periodontal. Further research will be necessary to confirm their findings.
Read the full article here: Chronic periodontitis, an inflammatory gum disease, influences prognosis and the severity of heart attacks
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