- Heart Disease: Researches have shown that people with gum disease are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease. Bacteria from a gum infection can enter the bloodstream and lodge in the heart vessels, causing inflammation, thickening of the artery walls and potentially heart-stopping clots. That's why keeping your gums healthy can reduce your risk of heart disease;
Modified on: Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 5:13 PM
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