9 of the scariest medical conditions with links to oral health

Laura Dorr

Laura Dorr is the former executive editor of DPR's Modern Dental Network and a regular contributing author.

There’s been a lot of buzz about oral systemic health in the news lately, and for good reason: A whole host of new discoveries have pinpointed that poor oral health is linked to some very serious medical conditions - and that treating oral health conditions could potentially serve as a preventative measure.