It has also been proven that the risk of having a premature baby is seven times higher, if pregnant women have gum disease. And there’s more… Recent research shows that having bacteria entering your bloodstream on a regular basis (e.g. through infections), can increase your chances of becoming a stroke victim.
Other studies prove that patients living in nursing homes who receive adequate medical and dental care live up to 5 years longer.
A visit to the dentist can help avoid infections – so don’t delay it!