AHA Sees No Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease
Published Online: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
This podcast, from the University of Kansas Hospital, discusses a statement from the American Heart Association rejecting the longstanding belief that untreated gum disease can lead to heart disease or stroke.
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