Written by Dentistry Today Friday, 11 February 2011 14:08
A team of researchers at the University of California’s Berkeley School of Public Health shows that a link between heart health and oral health in women may be possible.
According to the study, women who regularly visited the dentist have a higher chance of having a healthy heart. The regular dentist visits also decreased the chances of suffering a heart attack.
Heart disease is a top cause for death among women, so this study could be important. The reason is it demonstrates that good oral hygiene may reduce any possible heart problems.