Certain studies prove that there is a connection between oral health and overall health in both adults and children. This is mostly because of an association with gum disease and systemic diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke, and respiratory disease; all of them can impact an individual's oral health.
Proper oral health care can help in decreasing numerous harmful bacteria in the mouth. Besides regular dental checkups with the dentist, you would also need to brush twice a day and floss at least once to remove such bacteria. The bacteria in our mouth affect oral health and give rise to diseases such as pneumonia and cardiovascular disease. Such bacteria can even lead to gum disease that may cause delivery complications in pregnant women.
Some studies revealed that the risk of cardiovascular disease is quite high among patients who have gum disease. With good oral health care and the body's natural defense mechanism, these harmful bacteria and acids can be kept under control. But if you do not follow proper oral health care and pay regular visits to the dentist for checkups and exams, they can likely lead to dental infections.
Following good oral health care routines at home with regular dental visits to your dental health care provider, you can easily prevent problems like tooth decay, tooth loss, or injuries from fractured teeth. Good oral health practices and regular dental visits deal directly with:
For good oral health, we advise following the below steps:
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5734 W 13400 S
Herriman, UT, 84096
Silver Summit Dental
5734 W 13400 S
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (801) 542-0998
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