Gum Disease Makes COVID Patients More Likely to Die

Have you been flossing?

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Gum disease is associated with an increased risk of COVID-related ICU admission and death, says a study by McGill University researchers.

Patients with infected or inflamed gums were 3.5 times more likely to experience COVID symptoms requiring critical care, 4.5 times more likely to be ventilated, and 8.8 times more likely to…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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