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By Dr. Sanda Modovan
Special to Valley News 

A toxic time bomb might be ticking in your mouth

 

Last updated 4/7/2018 at 11:10am



Researchers warn about toxic exposures in the environment and how those may lead to major health issues. Sometimes that toxicity may start in the mouth – and set the stage for serious diseases.

Recent studies associate poor oral health with increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and respiratory infections. Among those studies, two in 2016 found those diagnosed with periodontal disease faced a higher risk of stroke and heart disease. 

“The mouth is the gateway to a person’s health and well-being. Controlling the toxin levels in the mouths is important not only for healt...



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