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.

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