Caring for your teeth has always been important. A beautiful, pearly-white smile builds self-esteem and helps you live life confidently. But now, there is even more evidence proving why it is so important to maintain the best possible oral health. New studies indicate the many ways that your oral health impacts other aspects of your health in such tremendous ways. Both types of health go hand in hand, and you cannot have one without the other.
- Good oral hygiene can prevent heart disease and diabetes and can lead to an overall healthier body.
- The chronic inflammation due to gum disease can travel to other parts of the body through the blood vessels.
- Diabetes and osteoporosis can also be linked to poor oral hygiene.
“If you fall short on dental duty and an infection develops, your immune system attacks the infection, causing the gums to become inflamed, which can continue unless you get the infection under control.”
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