Treating gum disease may ward off an irregular heartbeat

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Regular dental check-ups can prevent gum disease Alexander Shelegov/Getty Images Treating gum disease after a procedure to correct an irregular and abnormally fast heart rate may lower the risk of the cardiac condition reoccurring. The disorder, known as atrial fibrillation, involves an irregular heartbeat and can increase the risk of stroke and even heart failure. […]

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Publish date : 2024-04-10 10:00:48

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