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Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Disease and Periodontal Disease: The Connection

About Cardiovascular Disease



Cardiovascular disease remains the number one global cause of death (17.3 million deaths per year)

The Connection Between Perio & Heart Disease (Charissa)

How Periodontal Disease Damages Blood Vessels

Prevention: The Key to Reducing Your Risk


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