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Periodontal disease is a contact sport with teeth.

Posted Aug 23 2008 3:12pm
The American Academy of Periodontology ( ) says, “Research suggests that the bacteria causing periodontal disease can pass through saliva. This means that common contact of saliva in families puts children and couples at risk for contracting the periodontal disease of another family member.”

Exchanging medical and criminal records are old news when getting serious about a relationship. Does this mean we have to exchange dental records before dating someone new?

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Saundra Goodman

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