A Healthy Smile Can Save Your Heart

The Impact of Oral Health on Heart Disease

The Surprising Connection Between Teeth and Heart Health

the connection between teeth and heart health
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People with gum disease are 3x more likely to suffer from heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular issues.1

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Heart disease patients spend 31.1% less on healthcare costs with regular dentist visits.2

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Brushing two minutes, twice a day can lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.3

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Heart disease patients who completed periodontal treatment saw a 28.6% reduction in annual hospitalization.4


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1 Harvard University, 2019
2 Mugiishi, M. (2018, September). HMSA: Integrating oral health for total health [Conference presentation].
3 American Heart Association’s Scientific Session, 2018
4 Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 2018

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