New study explores link between obesity and gum disease
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Obesity and gum disease are among the most common non-communicable diseases in the United States, and studies show these chronic conditions may be related.
The connection between obesity and gum disease isn’t as simple as cause-and-effect. Instead, the relationship centers on what both diseases have in common: inflammation.
Dr. Brian Davey, San Diego dentist & Live Well San Diego Partner, was in studio to talk about this.