❤️????❤️February is American Heart Month, a good time to think about the facts about oral health and heart disease.❤️????
•There is a link between the health of our gums and the health of our hearts. Dental hygiene is imperative for reducing the risk for heart disease.
Here are some significant facts from the American Heart Association:
-Heart disease is the leading cause of death, and a major contributor to disabilities in the US.
-Taking care of your teeth can impact heart health by reducing your chances of having a heart attack or a stroke by 50%.
-One in Three adults is currently living
with a type of heart disease.
-Statistcally, most heart attacks occur on Monday’s
-Morning is the peak time for a heart attack. The majority of heart attacks happen during the hours of 8 and 9 in the morning.
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