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Gum health closely linked to heart health, says Dr. Long

January 25, 2016

dentist cleburneIf you’ve got gum disease, you know your oral health needs to be restored — but you may not realize that the condition can have a real effect on your overall health, too. And we’re talking about more than just a little bad breath: more and more, research is showing a real link between gum disease, or periodontitis, and serious heart problems. Fortunately, gum disease is easily treated by your dentist in Cleburne at Long Family Dental. Keep reading to learn more about the condition, its effects and how you can reverse it today!