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How periodontitis affects other organs like liver and kidneys?
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Dr. Belis Aladag
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Bacteremia
We have many bacteria residing in our mouths.
Periodontitis is the infection and ultimate destruction of the supporting structures of the teeth (ie gums). Periodontal bacteria can enter the bloodstream and deposit in various organs leading to heart disease, vascular disease, renal disease, osteoporosis, premature birth, and respiratory disease.

In brief: Bacteremia
We have many bacteria residing in our mouths.
Periodontitis is the infection and ultimate destruction of the supporting structures of the teeth (ie gums). Periodontal bacteria can enter the bloodstream and deposit in various organs leading to heart disease, vascular disease, renal disease, osteoporosis, premature birth, and respiratory disease.
Dr. Belis Aladag
Dr. Belis Aladag
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
In brief: Bacteria
Current studies link periodontal disease with heat disease and stroke.
That bacteria that causes periodontal disease triggers the inflammatory chain. Once an artery is occluded with plaque it will cut off blood to the organs that need it to survive. Check out the work of bale and doneen on this subject.

In brief: Bacteria
Current studies link periodontal disease with heat disease and stroke.
That bacteria that causes periodontal disease triggers the inflammatory chain. Once an artery is occluded with plaque it will cut off blood to the organs that need it to survive. Check out the work of bale and doneen on this subject.
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Yes
Periodontitis causes bacteria to be release into your blood stream (bacteremia) and can lead to heart, liver and kidney diseases!

In brief: Yes
Periodontitis causes bacteria to be release into your blood stream (bacteremia) and can lead to heart, liver and kidney diseases!
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam
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