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What is a Stroke?

A stroke occurs when the oxygen supply to the brain is depleted. When the brain does not receive sufficient amounts of oxygen, one possible outcome is a stroke. It is estimated that every 45-seconds, an American suffers from a stroke, making prevention medically necessary.

One possible way to deter stroke is by preventing gum disease, as those with periodontitis have a 4.3 times higher risk of stroke than their healthier counterparts. Strokes can result in paralysis, the inability to speak clearly (or at all), write, or understand language. Given the severity of the effects of a stroke, it is critical to brush, floss, and engage in ANY behavior that reduces your chances of gum disease or any other risk factor for strokes.

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Gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the United States. While tooth loss is certainly undesirable, the other potential health risks are far more dangerous.

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312-263-6898

111 N WABASH AVE #2103
CHICAGO IL 60602

Practice Hours

Monday.............................. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday.............................. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday.............................. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday.............................. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday.............................. 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday.............................. Closed
Sunday.............................. Closed

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