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Oral health affects risk for heart disease, stroke
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It’s not just the desire for a picture-perfect smile that’s driving people to the dentist and orthodontist these days. Dr. Heather Stamm, a Denver dentist, says that more of her patients are coming in for checkups because of health concerns.

“There’s been so much research showing that the mouth can cause so many other things in your body to go awry, so it’s all kind of tied together,” says Stamm.