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The Connection Between Dental Care and Your Overall Well Being

Posted on 4/25/2022 by Bryan Neu
Taking care of your mouth, gums, and teeth is beneficial to preventing cavities, bad breath, and tooth decay. It also can help prevent some medical issues such as anxiety, stress, sleeping problems, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis. You are more likely to implement and maintain an excellent oral hygiene regimen if you understand the connection between dental care and your overall well-being. Just by looking into your mouth, your dentist can determine several things concerning your overall health. Your Mouth Tells It All Poor gum health has been connected to diabetes. Ulcers, inflammation, bad breath, tooth decay, infections, and thrush all point to diabetes. Diabetes increases the risk of gum disease, and inflammation of the gums can negatively affect your body's ability to regulate blood sugar properly. Periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease often are related since bacteria from inflamed gums enter the bloodstream and travel to the heart, increasing your risk for stroke or heart attack. A dentist can determine if you have teeth-grinding problems due to stress, anxiety, or a sleep disorder by looking at your teeth. If you have lesions in your mouth, they can signify HPV. When your dentist looks at your lips and inside your mouth, they can detect HPV if you have lesions. Immune systems are typically weaker in people with kidney disease, making them more susceptible to infections. This makes people who have kidney disease more likely to have periodontal disease than others who don't have kidney disease. A dentist can easily detect certain eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia if they notice that acid has eroded dentin and tooth enamel from purging. Just like you would go to the doctor if you were sick, you should treat your teeth and mouth the same way. If you are experiencing pain, bleeding gums, broken or loose teeth, pain, or enamel erosion, you should see your dentist and not let these symptoms go untreated....
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