Tag Archives: tooth loss

Is toothlessness a sign of heart disease?

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, December 18, 2015 - 12:00 PM
man's face with a smiling toothless

A new study has found that toothless heart disease patients are twice as likely to die as those with teeth which may suggest that losing teeth could offer insight into deadly heart disease. Gum disease is a common cause of… Read More

Tooth loss, complication of diabetes

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, December 04, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Tooth loss, complication of diabetes

Research has found that tooth loss is a complication of diabetes. Diabetes, especially if unmanaged, can result in many health complications, such as nerve damage and even vision loss. The new findings suggest that diabetics are twice as likely to… Read More