Periodontal Disease Contributes to Arterial Plaque (Artherosclerosis)

By Isaac Comfortes, D.D.S. Over 92 million American adults now live with some form of cardiovascular disease. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), it is estimated that one out of every three American adults has hypertension, about 75 million people. And, periodontal disease (gum disease) affects nearly 50 percent of the … Continue Reading »