Take care of your teeth, for your heart

We have told our patients many times that the relationship between your dental health is important for your health in general.  The connection between the risk of a heart attack and stroke and your dental health is well established.  If you have gum disease, you double your chance of heart attack and triple your chance of a stroke. How is that?  According to Salomon Amar DMD, PhD, professor and director at the Center for Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, the inflammation in your gums can enter your blood stream and end up in your heart and other organs, causing problems.  You can read more here:

http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/oral-health-affects-wellness

So what are you waiting for now? Contact any of our locations listed below and get proper treatment for your teeth and gum troubles with our highly experienced dentists:

Delta or Surrey area: Harvard Dental Centre

Burnaby or Vancouver: Happy Molar Dental Centre

Port Coquitlam or Tri-City: Port Coquitlam Dental Centre

West or North Vancouver: West Van Dental Group

SLEEP & SEDATION FOR DENTISTRY: www.sleepatdentist.com