Getting Your Gums Cleaned Could Mean Better Outcomes After Heart Attack

MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- While dental and medical care are thought to be related, researchers wondered what impact oral care might have on a serious heart condition.

A University of Michigan team studied more than 2,000 patients who had a heart attack in 2017. The patients had either received periodontal care, dental cleanings or no oral care between 2016 and 2018.

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