Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 04 December 2013 14:45
There is increasing evidence that the combination of eating bad food and poor oral health result in a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.
That’s why consuming sugar, something that appears in most fizzy drinks, should be something people consume less frequently, according to a report in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Large amounts of sugar consumption can result in periodontal disease when combined with poor oral health. The supporting bone around the teeth can also be destroyed. Chronic infection thanks to gum disease can produce an inflammatory response, leading to heart disease.