“The two principal diseases involving the teeth and their surrounding tissues - caries and periodontoclasia - are, for all practical purpose, entirely preventable. Prevention of these dental diseases should also prevent those diseases of the heart in which the infection comes from such foci. Under these circumstances the health welfare, and even life itself, of persons who have heart conditions which predispose to infection may depend upon prevention and control of dental disease.”
“Anyone who wishes to do so can confirm the factual information upon which the prevention of dental disease must be based. Clinical confirmation is easy. Persons can be found here and elsewhere who, by following our method of personal oral hygiene, have maintained the highest degree of dental health for years. I can point to a 90-year-old man who, for more than 15 years, has maintained practically 100 per cent oral cleanliness and dental health.”
“I believe that, at some time in the future, leading cardiologists will wonder, in retrospect, how information so greatly needed by many of their patients could have been overlooked or neglected for so long.”
"A Clean Tooth Does Not Decay, nor does periodontoclasia occur about a clean tooth." C. C. Bass, M.D.