Brushing your teeth less than twice daily means you are more likely to develop gum disease, which is associated with a higher risk of a stroke.
– People with severe or moderate gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke than those who did not have any gum disease, research shows.
– It is thought that inflammation is the key link between these conditions
– Your dentist can check for gum disease and make sure any signs are spotted early
“Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support the teeth mainly caused by bacteria from plaque build-up.”
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