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Oral infections are fairly common, but they are often latent and found only through radiography. In addition to exposing oral infections, radiographs of the whole jaw conducted in dental care can reveal a cardiovascular disease risk.
Oral radiography can reveal chronic coronary artery disease | University of Helsinki l.facebook.com

A study found a link between carotid artery calcification observable in radiographs and coronary artery disease as well as several oral infections.