Does the plaque in your mouth have anything to do with plaque in your arteries?

Some people that have bad plaque build up in their mouth, do they have a better chance of getting heart disease?

One Response to “Does the plaque in your mouth have anything to do with plaque in your arteries?”

  1. Brian Says:

    They have nothing to do with one another.

    Dental plaque is colorless bacteria biofilm that builds up on the teeth.
    Atheromatous plaques are made up of cell/cell debris, lipids, calcium and fibrous connective tissue.