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Common oral infections in childhood, caries and periodontal diseases, are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis in adulthood, a 27-year follow-up study suggests.
Childhood caries and periodontal diseases may increase the risk of atherosclerosis in adulthood | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

A Finnish 27-year follow-up study suggests that common oral infections in childhood, caries and periodontal diseases, are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis in adulthood.