Q: How common is gum disease or mouth cancer from smokeless tobacco? A: Mouth cancer and gum disease are associated with smokeless tobacco. There are numerous studies that show this risk. My suggestion: QUIT!
How common is gum disease or mouth cancer from smokeless tobacco?
Category: Related Diseases
Q: I have severe tooth decay from GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) and several chronic illnesses. Should I get all my teeth pulled? I have diabetes, hypertension, GERD, and have had five back surgeries. I developed gum disease, presumably because of my diabetes and not being able to get treatment. A: I would suggest consultations with
Q: Is there a connection between heart disease and gum disease? My dentist is treating me for gum disease, and mentioned that there may be a link between heart disease and gum disease. Is this true? Do I have to worry about heart disease now as well as about losing my teeth? A: Yes, it’s
Q: What is relationship of gum and heart disease? A: There is a strong association between gum disease and heart disease. Many studies done in the US and in Europe have shown this consistently. If you have untreated or unstable gum disease, then you should get it under control to lessen the chances of having