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Dr. Rhodus hopes his findings help increase patient awareness about getting CHF under control so patients can receive dental treatment.

 

General dentists develop dental plans on a regular basis for a wide variety of patients with heart problems, says AGD spokesperson Derek Ichimura, DDS. "Heart patients need special care. Communication is key. Don't assume your dentist knows your medical history."
 
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