The Healthy Mouth Healthy Body Connection

Maintaining a healthy mouth is important to maintaining a healthy body. Many people are not aware that untreated tooth decay or gum problems can have an impact on their overall health. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), research studies* have been conducted that show a link between gum disease and the development of heart problems. Early detection and prevention are key components in achieving optimal oral health. Routine oral examinations and preventive dental cleanings are essential in reducing the potential risks that unhealthy teeth and gums may pose. Contact your general dentist office to discuss the type and frequency of the preventive care and treatments that are right for you.

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