A new research by the American Heart Association reveals that people with good oral health and healthier gums have lower blood pressure. These people also respond better to blood pressure-lowering medications when compared to those individuals who suffer from periodontitis.
People with Periodontal Disease Need Closer Blood Pressure Monitoring
The research based on a review of medical and dental exam
records of more than 3,600 people with high blood pressure, emphasized the role of good oral health in blood pressure control, and its role in preventing ...