Gum disease can be linked to some chronic health conditions. The biggest health problem that researchers and doctors have linked to gum disease is diabetes – both primary and secondary. Generally people with diabetes exhibit problems with gum disease both in gingivitis and periodontitis. Excessive plaque and calculus formation is also associated with coronary heart disease and periodontitis and gingivitis. Regular checkups and cleanings help patients stay in check with their overall health.
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– Dr. John R. Vitale