LINK BETWEEN DENTAL HEALTH AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK – (03-06-05)

Periodontal Microbiota and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

This is by no means the first article linking dental health and cardiovascular risk.  Whether it is a direct seeding of the bacteria into the bloodstream, an indirect up-regulation of the immune process fighting off the bacteria in the gums or a reflection of the overall health of the person has yet to be determined.  What we do know is that dentists have the opportunity to intervene/identify patients at increased risk of CVD.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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