if bad teeth cause heart disease will my heart get better when I fix my teeth
I have needed a root canal for a few years and in the past year I have been feeling a constant slight ache in my heart. I have been to my doctor for check ups and appear to be healthy. I would like to know if the problem is caused by my tooth, will it improve when I have my tooth fixed?
I am not an expert regarding this, but I personally developed endocarditis from a regular teeth cleaning a few years back. The bacteria from your mouth can cause endocarditis, (an infection of the heart valve). My understanding is that if you don't take care of your teeth/gums there is higher bacterial content in your mouth that travel into your blood stream may cause heart issues. I don't think that not getting the root canal is causing your heart issues. You should get the heart ache checked out, to make sure everything is ok. Good luck.
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