Your mouth is the doorway to your body

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“The mouth is the doorway to the body, rather than a separate organ, and is the access point for bacteria to enter the bloodstream via the gums.”

“It’s important to note that oral health isn’t just about teeth,” said professor Iain Chapple.

Patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis have a higher mortality rate than patients with chronic kidney disease alone. Researchers note that these findings add to the growing evidence for poor oral health’s associations with other chronic diseases.

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