Importance of Healthy Gums

Your oral cavity connects to most of your major organ systems, including your digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, and skeletal systems. As a result, keeping your teeth and gums healthy is a vital part of maintaining your overall health. Let’s look at the importance of healthy gums. Importance of Healthy Gums Your gums serve a particularly important purpose,…

Gum Disease Risk Factors

Nearly 50% of adults over the age of 30 have some level of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is another term for gum disease and describes a condition related to chronic infection and inflammation of the gums. In minor cases you may experience inflammation and bleeding, but untreated periodontal disease can cause your teeth to fall…

The Connection between Gum Disease and Heart Disease

You probably already know that gum disease is a bad thing. It makes you more susceptible to tooth decay, can result in the loss of teeth, and can even cause severe infections that could threaten your life. However, did you know that having gum disease may also be linked to heart disease? Statistically speaking, Harvard Health states…


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