Medical and Dental Health Links

It should come as no surprise that an unhealthy mouth can be linked to an unhealthy body. Taking proper care of the teeth, gums, and mouth is not only crucial in avoiding unwanted trips to the dentist but is also an important part of overall well-being. 

Harmful bacteria and plaque can migrate from the mouth to the body and can lead to:

  • Worsened heart conditions
  • Issues with diabetes
  • Weakened immune system

Pregnant women have a “greater risk for gingivitis”, and people with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s are more prone to gum disease and tooth decay as they may not brush and floss their teeth correctly.

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