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Dental Benefit – Periodontitis 

Sunday, Dec. 12th 2021 6:16 AM

If your gums bleed when brushing your teeth or biting into an apple, this condition could be pointing to periodontitis. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease of the periodontal apparatus. Bacterial plaque attacks the bones,over time, the tooth could loosen. Leaving the disease untreated could lead to tooth loss.    

Periodontitis, also known as periodontal disease or “shrinking gums,” is also a source of disease for the entire body: If the to some extent highly aggressive bacteria make their way into the blood circulation, they could cause additional damage.     

According to many medical studies done they highlight the interaction between periodontal disease triggers and various diseases like cardiopulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Evidence shows that the affected patient has an elevated risk of cardiovascular constriction, as well as Alzheimer’s.

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