Tooth Loss, Obesity, and Depression May All Predict Cardiovascular Disease

as reported in Patient Care Online, October 2003 The American Stroke Association reports that tooth loss caused by gum disease may be a marker of subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) and atherosclerosis based on preliminary findings from the Oral Infections and Vascular Disease Epidemiology Study (INVEST). While previous studies had suggested a link between gum disease … Continue Reading »