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Discover the Link Between Gum Disease and COVID-19

February 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — drayer @ 10:36 pm

Dentist in Leawood for gum disease treatment.Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve made several changes to stop the spread of the virus, like wearing a facemask and using hand sanitizer frequently. Although both will reduce your chance of illness, new research suggests a link between gum disease and COVID. According to a report in “The Mouth COVID Connection,” a study found hospitalized patients with coronavirus and underlying gum disease had a higher likeliness of respiratory failure. In addition, gum disease is also linked to increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Your dentist in Leawood recommends committing to your gum health to promote a healthy mouth and body.