Think twice the next time you’re tempted to skip brushing your teeth — you might just save your life. Read more about preventing chronic diseases in this AARP article.
Researchers report that in adults whose hypertension was being treated with medications, systolic blood pressure got higher as the health of their teeth and gums declined. Find out more about … Read More →
It is good to know your cholesterol numbers because having high blood cholesterol can increase your chance of developing heart disease or having a heart attack. Everyone age 20 and … Read More →
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. While there is still discussion … Read More →
Research has shown that the bacteria that cause gum disease could also be linked to heart disease. Although gum disease has been linked to many diseases in the past, this … Read More →
Researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have shown that good oral hygiene (brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits) slows the progression of atherosclerosis. This study was … Read More →