HOW YOUR ORAL HEALTH IMPACTS YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

The mouth is the gateway to the body. Gum issues, especially inflammation along the gumline, can increase your risk for serious overall health issues.  

DID YOU KNOW? 
The WHO estimates that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide. With the right oral care, you can help lower that statistic.
Plaque buildup can cause cavities gum issues or spread beyond the mouth
Plaque buildup around the gumline allows oral bacteria, including P. gingivalis, to thrive
These bacteria create toxins that can lead to inflammation and spread into your body

A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE STARTS AT THE GUMLINE

Bacterial plaque can lead to serious gum issues which have been associated with a variety of other health issues. In fact, periodontitis is the gum infection where science has found the strongest link between oral health and a variety of health problems.

ORAL HEALTH AND DIABETES

Individuals living with diabetes are often well used to managing multiple health  conditions. With a constant focus on blood glucose levels, it may not be all that surprising that good oral hygiene should be of key importance to all diabetics.

Experts have discovered an interesting two-way relationship between diabetes and periodontitis.  

ORAL HEALTH AND HEART HEALTH

People with gum disease are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Find out how plaque on your teeth may be connected to plaque in your arteries.

ORAL HEALTH AND PREGNANCY

During pregnancy, women naturally have an increased focus on their own health as well as that of their baby. From morning sickness, to taking additional multivitamins, to reviewing their diet, there are many things to consider.

One thing that may not be at the top of the list of considerations is oral health. Learn how pregnancy can make the mouth more susceptible to gum issues.

ORAL HEALTH AND BRAIN HEALTH

Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia affects over 35.6 million individuals worldwide, with the number predicted to double every 20 years to reach over 115 million people by 20501.

However, you may be surprised to learn that there could be an association between oral health, specifically gum disease, and cognitive brain loss.

BRUSH WITH STANNOUS FLUORIDE:

Stannous Fluoride toothpaste helps protect your gums against bacterial plaque.

SWITCH TO ELECTRIC:

Remove 100% more plaque than a regular manual brush toothbrush for a better clean.

SWISH FOR REINFORCEMENTS:

Mouth rinses containing bioavailable Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) formulated at 0.07% helps to reduce plaque.

Protect your oral health with a holistic oral care regimen for a happy, healthy mouth and body:

FLOSS AWAY:

Plaque hides between teeth where brushing alone can’t reach—pair traditional floss an oral irrigator to help reduce plaque buildup in tight spaces.

KEEP UP WITH DENTAL VISITS:

See your dental professional for regular checkups and professional cleanings.