How good oral health can reduce COVID fatal outcomes

Updated: Oct 5

An international study led by McGill University, published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, suggests that COVID-19 patients with gum disease were 3.5 times more likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit, 4.5 times more likely to need a ventilator, and 8.8 times more likely to die, compared to those without gum disease. Gum disease, commonly known as Periodontitis, is the most prevalent dental problem amongst Canadians, with seven out of ten affected to some degree in their lives. Read more at

According to Dr. Patricia Kamis-Silva, DDS At By the Lake Dental, “When detected early, Periodontitis can be successfully treated by keeping regular hygiene appointments and consistent daily home care.”

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