Patient Comments: Gum Disease - Other Health Problems

Question:

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

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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