RELATION OF DENTAL PROBLEMS TO WHOLE BODY

GATEWAY OF ALL PROBLEMS IS OUR MOUTH

When Bacteria causing cavity in our teeth and gum disease, in response to defense mechanism of our body gum starts swelling up and inflammation continues until infection brought to under control.

Our vital organs also connected to oral cavity diseases. Let’s see some important points regarding this.

1) Oral cavity and heart disease: poor oral health and ignorance of oral hygiene put you on risk of heart disease. Plaque accumulated over tooth surface may get flow through blood stream and block the artery due to hardening of plaque.

2) Oral cavity and diabetes: High blood sugar level led to growth of bacteria in oral cavity and hampers self body defense mechanism.

3) Oral cavity and pregnancy: There is a link between premature birth and gum disease. Recent studies showed that 18 out of hundred premature delivery found in women with gum disease. Hormone released during pregnancy led worsen plaque and also led to craving for more sugary and starchy food.

4) Oral cavity and lung disease: Lung disease like pneumonia and other pulmonary conditions get worsen in patients with gum diseases as it increases bacterial growth.

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