Can gum diseases cause death?

You now have more re.pasons to keep your teeth clean and take regular checkup visits to the dentist. Periodontitis, which ranges from mild gum inflammation to severe tissue damage and loss, is linked to several chronic diseases.

Key takeaways:

– Gum disease triggers inflammation throughout the body which has been linked to chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, and diabetes.

– Pregnancy complications have also been linked to gum disease.

– Prevent inflammation by maintaining oral hygiene, using germless toothbrush, brush and floss regularly.

– Keep your toothbrush bacteria-free by replacing it regularly.

See your dentist for regular checkups and professional cleaning.

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