How Does Gingivitis Affect My Heart?

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Got you off guard with that question, didn't I? I know where I'm from. Okay, all right, what's the question? When I go to the dentist, they talk about my heart, so what's the correlation between my heart and my teeth? Here's why dentists worry about your heart. First of, gingivitis.

So people who have gingivitis, have a much higher instance of having heart attacks, because the gingivitis means you're having a civil war in your mouth. If you've got a civil war in your mouth, that battle ground, spreads beyond your mouth cause your immune system is overreacting, so it's one of those simple things the dentist may be identifying in your mouth that gets a little concerned about your heart.

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