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Researchers Suggest Link Between Gum Disease and COVID Deaths

May 7, 2021
by Toronto Sun

New research suggests that poor oral hygiene can lead to COVID-19 complications.

McGill University researchers have found that people with periodontitis were 8.8 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than those without gum disease.

Researchers say there are links between inflamed gums and infections and COVID-19 complications.

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