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COVID-19 patients with gum disease more likely to have severe complications, study says – KRTV Great Falls News

Heres another reason to keep up the brushing and flossing during the pandemic, researchers found those with gum disease who contracted COVID-19 were at least three times more likely to have severe complications from the virus.
A team of international researchers published
their findings in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology this month.
The study
looked at more than 500 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Qatar between February and July last year. Of those, about 45% had gum disease.

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