Good Dental Health Could Improve Heart Health

A recent study found that improving the health of your gums could also improve the health of your heart. The study, which examined 420 adults, found that over the course of three years, as the subjects’ gum health improved, the plaque buildup in their arteries slowed. Atherosclerosis, the narrowing of arteries due to plaque buildup, is a serious heart condition that can lead to stroke, heart disease and death.

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