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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body

There is much evidence to prove the risk that goes with poor oral health. Damage to overall health can happen quickly if oral health concerns are ignored. For example, when oral infections spread throughout the body, they can raise the risks for heart disease and diabetes. How Plaque Gets Around Food particles stick to your…

Diabetes and periodontal disease can be prevented.

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

For those affected by diabetes – almost 8% of the American population by some estimates – related health problems can complicate your life.  Potential circulatory, vision, kidney, and nerve issues require diabetics to carefully monitor their blood glucose levels and manage their disease. But periodontal disease, or gum disease, is also a significant related illness…