Somerset NJ Dentist Discusses The Gum Disease Infection Connection

Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis.

There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems.

Emerging studies link periodontal disease to other overall health problems including heart and respiratory diseases, preterm low birth weight babies, stroke, osteoporosis, and diabetes. (Source: American Academy of Periodontology)

Researchers have even claimed connections between gum disease and breast cancer, psoriasis, and even HPV.


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Dr. Joseph Haddad is listed at DentistDig.com