• Medical Conditions Linked to the Mouth

    Posted on March 24, 2017 by in Blog

     

    Not only can an unhealthy mouth affect your teeth and gums it can be detrimental to numerous parts of the body!  Maintaining proper oral hygiene and visiting the dentist regularly will ensure all the right steps are taken to lower the risk and achieve optimal health.

    9 medical conditions linked to oral bacteria:

    • kidney disease
    • stroke
    • breast cancer
    • respiratory infections
    • esophageal cancer
    • cardiovascular events
    • alzheimer’s disease
    • HIV
    • prostate disease
    All of the research went on to say that treatment of oral disease by a dental professional significantly reduced the risk of these conditions.  Catching and treating disease early in the mouth is CRITICAL to overall health!

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