What everybody should know about teeth as a source of coronary artery disease?

What everybody should know about teeth as a source of coronary artery disease?

In this video, Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India. in this video, will talk about teeth as source of coronary artery disease (CAD). Poor oral hygiene can affect the general condition of health. There are many risk factors for coronary artery disease such as diabetes, hypertension, sedentary lifestyle, smoking etc. Oral health is also listed as one of the risk factors of CAD. The research has proved that periodontitis has a very low grade inflammation and can cause bacteremia which gain access to the blood stream and enter circulation. Gum disease can lead to platelet aggregation with proteins which eventually builds the plaque and affect the blood flow. He will also explain the consequences of these events.