Mitigating COVID-19 and Other Systemic Diseases

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Mitigating COVID-19 and Other Systemic Diseases

You probably already know that maintaining good periodontal health can keep your teeth strong, clean, healthy and most importantly, in your mouth. You know that regular periodontal check-ups can help you avoid gum disease, cavities, bone loss, oral cancers, even bad breath. You likely also know that the sooner you catch a periodontal issue, the

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A series of consensus reports recently published by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the American Academy helps define the association between periodontal health and systemic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and adverse pregnancy complications. As a periodontist in Philadelphia, I am continually trying to better understand the relationship between periodontal disease and

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