Gum Disease: More Than Oral Health Alone

Periodontal disease can affect more than your teeth and gums. Did you know that it could place you at a greater risk of developing high blood pressure? Let’s take a quick look at some recent scientific findings:

– There appears to be a link between gum disease and blood pressure.

– People with gum disease may not adequately benefit from blood pressure medication.

– The best preventative tip involves regular dental care.

“The findings suggest that people with gum disease may require closer blood pressure monitoring.”

Learn why dentist appointments are critical for your overall health: