A 43-year-old member asked:
is there a relation between congestive heart failure and dental care?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tonga Nfor answered
15 years experience Cardiology
There may be: It depends on the cause of heart failure. In general bad dental hygiene is associated with infections of the heart and inflammation in the arteries of the heart (coronary arteries) both of which can lead to heart failure long term.
Answered on Dec 31, 2016
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