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February is also American Heart Month!


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You may remember our post from last week, when Drs. Michelle Grosleib and James Grosleib and our staff discussed February being “National Dental Health Month.” But did you know February is also American Heart Month?

It’s a great time to take notice of the health of your heart, says Drs. Michelle Grosleib and James Grosleib. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s number one killer, claiming more lives than the rest of major causes of death, according to the American Heart Association. Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care.

Visiting our office regularly can help prevent gum disease or at least catch it in its early stages. And because people with dental insurance are more likely to visit their dentist when they should, a healthy mouth begins with a visit to your family dentist. In observance of Heart Month, Drs. Michelle Grosleib and James Grosleib say it’s also important to know your numbers: blood pressure (less than 120/80), cholesterol (less than 200) and BMI (less than 25). If you have any questions about heart health, or about your treatment at our office, please give us a call.

Or, you may ask us on Facebook!

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