Can Gum Disease Shorten Your Life?

February 12th, 2012

Does Periodontal Health impact on longevity? This was the question posed at a recent dental seminar by Professor Iain Chapple from Birmingham University. His cental argument was based on a study of 1,200 males in Boston USA who were followed for over 40 years.

By 2009 500 of them had died and it was found that males who had moderate or severe bone loss from

Footer Logos