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Is Your Mouth Making You Sick?

Did you know?

Bacteria that builds up between the tooth and gum can enter your bloodstream whenever your gums bleed.

 

This bacteria can travel throughout your body and may cause health problems.

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What can I do?

Brush your teeth twice a day and clean between them daily

Rinse daily with an antibacterial rinse

Avoid using tobacco products

Eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet

Schedule regular check-ups and cleanings

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Important to know

While preventing gum disease might not fully prevent diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, there are significant links between gum disease and your overall health. 

 

Pay attention to your teeth and gums!

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Periodontal Disease

Also known as "gum disease"

 

It may affect your general health and may be affected by your general health.

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Great interactive illustration!

So...is their any evidence to support these claims? 

Members of the FDI World Dental ‘Whole Body Health’ team put together evidence for the connections between poor oral health and diseases of the body.

Click on the "Whole Body Health" link below to access.

It is worth the visit!

Whole Body Health

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