Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’
Top Ways Your Dentist Can Save Your Health
We have long known that our dental health and general health are intimately tied together. Every system in the body is interconnected, so why should your mouth be any different. It is, after all, the entry point to our digestive system. As a result of this interconnection, your oral health can positively or negatively…Read More
General Health Linked To Dental Health?
Most people do not realize that our dental health and our general health are inherently linked. Below is a discussion of the various links to be aware of to maintain your health. Oral Health = Overall Health? Just like most areas of the body, your mouth is full of various bacteria — most are just…Read More
Are Systemic Diseases Linked To Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal disease, comes in two (2) forms gingivitis (earliest form and reversible) and periodontitis (treatable but non reversible), is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in plaque. Recent studies have shown between 50-75% of people have some form of periodontal disease. More statistics show that approximately 30% of Americans are at an increased risk…Read More
Diabetes And Your Dental Health
Diabetes (also called diabetes mellitus) is a chronic systemic disease which affects your body’s ability to process sugars in your food. As a result, a diabetic patient will have a high blood glucose (sugar) level which can cause a host of issues including problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, and heart. Diabetes can also lower your…Read More
The Mouth As A Window To Our Health
Recent research has begun to mount linking the oral health to the rest of the body. Did you know that more than 90% of all systemic diseases produce oral signs and symptoms? Oral health means more than just an attractive smile. Poor oral health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on…Read More
Top 10 Reasons To Maintain Dental Hygiene
Dental hygiene should be one of those automatic chores we do every day. However, for many it is not. Brushing at least 2x per day and flossing once a day is a simple process and should only take a few minutes out of your day. Below you will find the top reasons to maintain good…Read More
Does Thyroid Disease Affect Dental Health?
Thyroid disease makes it difficult for the body to produce and regulate the normal amount of important hormones. Thyroid disease is quite difficult to diagnose and it can have a ripple effect throughout the body throwing systems out of balance. Approximately 30 million Americans have thyroid disease ( more than half of them undiagnosed). Subtle changes…Read More
7 Issues Linked To Poor Dental Care
Recent research has shown direct connections between dental health and general health. This makes regular visits to the dentist for dental examinations and professional cleanings doubly important. Poor dental health has been linked to many different health issues. Below you will find a list of the top 7 diseases associated with poor dental health. Poor…Read More
Can Exercise Improve Dental Health?
Regular exercise has been long proven to improve quality of life. Bet you did not know regular exercise is good for your dental health too! Recent research suggests that regular workouts can help prevent periodontal disease. Exercise And Dental Linked? Numerous studies have been completed over the last 10 years confirming a definite link between…Read More
6 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health
Dental health has been shown to be directly related to a person’s general overall health. Your mouth is connected to the rest of your body so it makes sense that what happens in the mouth (teeth and gums) can have a profound impact on the rest of your body. Scientific research also shows the reverse,…Read More