Navigation Links
Los Angeles Periodontist, Dr. Markzar, is Now Informing Patients about the Possible Connection between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
Date:3/13/2013

Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 13, 2013

Dr. Sam Markzar, Los Angeles periodontist, now informs patients that there may be a connection between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease. Patients who suffer from one or both of these conditions need to be aware of this connection and seek regular medical and dental care to control their condition or conditions. Dr. Markzar, Los Angeles dental implants dentist, can work with patients to improve their oral health.

Researchers have long been aware of a correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. However, they are not sure if one disease causes the other or if both periodontal disease and heart disease are only related. Further research needs to be conducted in order to ascertain if there is a causal relationship or determine whether the two are merely conditions caused by a similar factor. Currently, many medical researchers believe that the two conditions may both be related to inflammation. However, there is some evidence indicating that periodontal disease puts the patient at greater risk for developing heart disease. Dr. Markzar, specialist for dental implants in Beverly Hills, believes that treating periodontal disease and reducing the inflammation associated with this condition may help to reduce the patient’s risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

In addition to the correlation between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease, there may be a correlation between periodontal disease and other heart conditions. Periodontal disease may worsen heart conditions, and as a result, special care may be needed for patients with these heart conditions. For example, patients who are at risk for infective endocarditis may need to be treated with antibiotics before they undergo a dental procedure or treatment.

In a related manner, studies indicate a relationship between gum disease and stroke. Periodontal disease may be a risk factor for stroke, according to some studies. In addition, patients with acute cerebrovascular ischemia are more likely to suffer from periodontal disease, although more studies need to be conducted to determine if a causal relationship exists.

Dr. Markzar, periodontist in Beverly Hills, works with patients regularly to help treat periodontal disease and reduce the inflammation associated with gum disease. Those who suffer from periodontal disease should have regular health monitoring to determine if they are at a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, and vice versa.

Contact
Dr. Sam Markzar, DDS
8500 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #819
Los Angeles, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 360-7570
Website: http://www.drmarkzar.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/periodontist/losangeles/prweb10510462.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney Jeff Nadrich Responds to News that Johnson & Johnson Inadequately Assessed Metal Hip Dangers
2. Marina Aleksintser, Founder of BikiniMommyOnline & JNL Fitness Model Factory West Coast President, Brings the Hottest Method of Training to Los Angeles
3. Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in New York City, Los Angeles: Study
4. Three Surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates Have Received the Prestigious 2013 Los Angeles SuperDoctors Award for the Second Year in a Row
5. Jacksonville Periodontist, Dr. Richard E. Aguila, Now Fixes High Gum Lines with Crown Lengthening Procedures for His Florida Patients with Excessive Gums Showing
6. The Woodlands, TX Periodontist, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is Now Accepting New Patients For The Modern Bone Graft Procedure To Strengthen Jaw Bone For Dental Implants
7. Many Ovarian Cancer Patients Denied By-the-Book Care, Study Says
8. Nearly a third of antibiotic prescriptions for dialysis patients inappropriate
9. Low T3 syndrome predicts unfavorable outcomes in surgical patients with brain tumor
10. Bypass Patients Fare Equally Well With or Without Heart-Lung Machine
11. Medical Advertising Agency bryantBROWN Healthcare Introduces Targeted Point-of-Care Promotions to Help Law Firms Connect More Directly With Patients and Caregivers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2017 , ... An ... green and growing foliage and plants, and along with that; a humdinger of an ... allergy sufferers, it also means an increase in misery-causing grass and weed pollen. ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society’s ... and Erie Convention Center on June 8-10. The weekend consisted of many ... award and scholarship presentations, and professional networking. , On Friday June 9th, ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... "The Better ... ultimately do significant harm to people with all chronic conditions, including mental illnesses, ... leaves in place the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that insurers cover pre-existing ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... Newburgh, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 ... ... board certified plastic surgeon practicing in Newburgh, New York, has recently begun offering ... look. Committed to offering the best cutting-edge procedures and reducing downtime, Dr. Rubinstein ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Ensuring meat products have ... highlight the importance of correctly using a meat thermometer. The videos feature University ... research on consumer food safety habits. Dr. Bruhn explains the variety of meat ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/8/2017)... 2017   Responding to Heath Ledger,s father,s ... of singer Chris Cornell in May, the mental ... a free online psychiatric drug side effects ... about psychotropic drug risks. The father of ... an accidental overdose, has called for tighter rules on prescription ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) today ... R. Goodwin , U.S. District Court Judge for the ... entered a case management order in MDL 2325, American ... (the "MDL") that includes a provision requiring plaintiffs in ... specific causation within one hundred twenty (120) days of ...
(Date:6/7/2017)...  Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, a brand of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. ... Iowa location. The Iowa ... an ISO 7 cleanroom—the standard needed to compound intravenous (IV) nutrition ... of pollutants. "Our new cleanroom ... serve our Iowa patients," said Phil ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: