Ask the Doctors: December 2016

Mild and severe periodontal disease affect 75 percent and 30 percent of U.S. adults, respectively. Not surprisingly, there is interest in determining whether a link exists between this and cardiovascular disease. Although we have seen major advances in the management of heart disease, once heart cells are damaged they cannot be replaced easily. The heart has some ability to repair itself, but its limited.
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