Almost immediately on the heels of a study linking gum disease to breast cancer comes a new meta-analysis of data gathered by the CDC regarding increased risks for death among people with chronic kidney disease who also have periodontitis.
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Gum disease is a known risk factor for heart attack and stroke, liver and kidney failure, pregnancy complications, and a host of other systemic diseases and illnesses.
Inflamed and irritated gums are not an uncommon problem. Fortunately, our experienced dentists in the Denver and Cherry Creek area can help you avoid gum problems in the first place. Gum disease is caused by bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria is contained in plaque, and the toxins produced by the bacteria not only cause cavities, the toxins also inflame and irritate your gums, causing them to swell and bleed.