Why it is important to maintain the oral health ?

img_homeEveryone wants to have a bright and attractive smile. For such smile, it is important to maintain the oral health by following few simple and healthy habits. The research says that your mouth mirrors your overall health and bad dental health can lead to various serious diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disease, oral cancer, kidney disease and pregnancy issues.

 

 

Due to ignoring the oral problems, many serious dental problems can occur which includes:

Tooth erosion in which the tooth enamel gets removed by acidgum_disease

Severe Gum infection

Gingivitis

Oral cancer

How the dental health associated with serious diseases?

Diabetes:

People having diabetes may suffer from gum disease, due to high blood glucose. So such people need to take more care of their teeth by following proper brushing and flossing habits. Dental checkups and dental cleaning should be done on a regular basis.

Heart disease:

The research suggests that gingivitis can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. The risk of cardiovascular disease can also increase with the increase of bacteria in the mouth. Inflammation in the gums can also create a chronic inflammation response in other body parts which indirectly increases the risk of heart disease.

Kidney disease:

The research shows that the people without any natural teeth are having more probability to have chronic kidney disease than the people having natural teeth.

Preterm birth problem:

Many women suffer with periodontal disease are more likely to have a baby born preterm compared to women without any form of gum disease.  Gingivitis is also a common problem for women during pregnancy so they should follow regular brushing habits and should frequently visit the dentist for checkups  and cleaning.

By considering all these things, it is a clear that regular dental care plays a vital role in maintaining overall health. So don’t neglect the oral health issues and visit the dentist frequently to avoid oral problems.

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