Why A Healthy Mouth Means A Healthy Body

  • Posted on: May 29 2015

Oral health is important, but a recent study shows that a healthy mouth has more benefits than just a white, sparkling smile. A healthy mouth is a sign of overall health and a dentist can tell a lot about your health just by checking your gums. Bacteria and infections in the mouth can easily spread through the bloodstream and cause other health problems.

These same infections and bacteria can also clog arteries and even lead to heart disease. Treating gum disease and oral health problems can prevent other health problems and improve a person’s overall health.

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