Heart Health

Gum Disease Bacteria May Cause Heart Disease

Many studies continue to show a link between gum disease and heart disease. Read on to learn more about the risks associated with gum disease. Thanks for visiting Mt. Juliet and Cookeville Endodontics. A University of Florida study shows that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease — a discovery that could change…

Seniors and Oral Hygiene

Oral health and our overall health are linked. Poor oral health can lead to other serious problems such as diabetes and heart disease. As we grow older, we need to have functioning teeth so that we can continue to eat the foods that best benefit our overall health. Read on to learn more, and thanks…

Brush Your Teeth, Help Save Your Heart?

A recent study shows that heart health and gum health are related, reinforcing the fact that oral health and overall health are closely linked. Thanks for visiting us at Mt. Juliet and Cookeville Endodontics.  Having healthy gums is good for your heart, a new study says. Researchers found that as people’s gum health improved, the…

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

If you are planning to have heart surgery, you may want to hold off on getting any teeth that may need to be pulled until after your surgery. Read the following study to understand more. Thanks for visiting us at Mt. Juliet and Cookeville Endodontics. If you’re a heart patient, you might be wise to…