Risk of Death Doubles for Edentulous Heart Disease Patients

Coronary heart disease patients with no teeth face twice the risk of death as those with all of their teeth, according to a study in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Its review of 15,456 patients from 39 countries found that levels of tooth loss were linearly associated with increasing death rates.

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