Patient Comments: Gum Disease - Other Health Problems

Do you have gum disease along with a history of heart attack and/or stroke?

Comment from: Buffy, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: May 30

Yes, there is coronary heart disease (CHD), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and loss of all teeth except roots, much decay, pain and no way to pay to see a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). Cardiologist says he wants the problem taken care of to stop repeated stays in hospital. So, what do we do now!

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