Most of us would agree that 2020 and the start of 2021 has not been the greatest time. Our entire way of life has been affected and it has been a difficult transition for many people.
When we recommend visiting the dentist every three, four or six months, it isn’t just to maintain your oral health but your overall health as well. Poor dental hygiene or medical conditions can deteriorate your teeth and gums, but the problems don’t stop at your mouth. Gum disease has been linked to serious illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Before you skip brushing and flossing your teeth tonight before bed, consider the connections between your gums and the following health issues: