Tag: uncontrolled gum disease - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

uncontrolled gum disease

The Dangers of Uncontrolled Gum Disease

Uncontrolled gum disease has been associated with many serious systemic diseases including diabetes, stroke, heart disease, respiratory disease, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, some cancers, and more. Now new studies show an association between uncontrolled gum disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), peripheral arterial disease, and even obstructive sleep apnea. And more associations are sure…