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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Oral Health - Rheumatic Heart Disease

Oral health is an important element of care for people living with rheumatic heart disease. Poor oral health, particularly the presence of dental caries, is associated with increased risk of infective endocarditis (IE) complicating RHD.

Video courtesy of the NT Department of Health - Top End Oral Health Service

Oral health is an important element of care for people living with rheumatic heart disease.
Developed by 
NT Department of Health - Top End Oral Health Service
Year of publication 
2020