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Periodontal Disease and COPD

May 24, 2011

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A study recently published in the Journal of Periodontology suggests that periodontal health may contribute to a healthy respiratory system. The study suggests that periodontal disease may increase the risk for respiratory infections, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia. Call our office today if you would like more information about this possible link.