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    The Link Between Oral Bacteria and Blood Pressure

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    The Link Between Oral Bacteria and Blood Pressure

    An increasing body of research is showing just how much oral health is connected to the rest of your body. Research shows that oral bacteria can play a role in heart health, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s disease [1]. However, new research is showing that your oral health may influence your blood pressure as well.

    Here’s how oral bacteria could be connected to your risk for high blood pressure—and how taking care of your smile could potentially help you maintain a healthy blood pressure range.

    An article by Dr. Ahmed Uthman.  Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

    Read the full article here: The Link Between Oral Bacteria and Blood Pressure


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