85% of U.S. adults have some level of gum disease. Imagine what the reaction would be if the Surgeon General said 85% of U.S. adults had polio. They’d invent a vaccine! So, why isn’t there more attention on gum disease? Recent research has linked gum disease to certain cancers, increased risk of heart attack, stroke – even pre-term and still birth.
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you can ‘catch’ gum disease from kissing and you can give it to your kids by sharing utensils
Meaning symptoms may not appear until an advanced stages of the disease
Our bodies work 24/7 to combat the bacterial infection of gum disease, leaving us vulnerable to other diseases