Oral Health and Overall Wellness
Great oral health helps you to:
Recognizing the important connection between the mouth and the body, we routinely watch for signs of problems that may affect your overall health such as:
Although scientific research is just beginning to provide us with more conclusive information, it appears that gum disease may have links to some of the following health problems:
Diabetes – Research has indicated that people with diabetes are more at risk for developing gum disease and that diabetics who have advanced periodontal disease may experience some additional challenges in managing their blood sugar.
Systemic Diseases – Although the scientific research at this point remains inconclusive, these diseases appear to have a link to periodontal conditions: