While healthy teeth and gums are beneficial for your smile, were you aware that periodontal (gum) disease might negatively impact your blood pressure? Let’s look at a few reasons why you should see a dentist if you suspect issues with your gums.
– Individuals with gum disease are not as likely to benefit from blood pressure medication.
– Gum disease can actually worsen high blood pressure.
– See a dentist regularly to get teeth cleaned to keep gums healthy.
“Gum disease may interfere with high blood pressure control, a new study suggests.”
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