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By Dr. Charles Bohle & Bohle Family Dentistry
November 10, 2015
Tags: Tooth Brushing   hygiene  

Your Mouth May Be Making You Sick!

Is Your Mouth Making You Sick?It is certainly not a secret that the health of your mouth and your overall health are closely related.  Having an unhealthy mouth can contribute to a multitude of problems inluding cancer, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.  This is a great graphic that shows what some of those relationships are.  The message here is keep you mouth healthy to avoid other bad health risks.  It seems that regular checkups and cleanings really, really do make a difference.

This graphic is provided by Atlanta Dental Spa and Pintrest at www.atlantadentalspa.com It has a lot of good information.

80% of American adults have some level of gum disease.

If you have diabetes and bleeding gum your risk of premeature death increases as much as 700%!

Gum disease increases the risk of Alzheimers disease, head and neck cancer and both Pancreatic and Kidney cancer.

Peopole with gum disease are more likely to die from heart disase and stroke.

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