Did you know oral health and general health are related in four major ways?
- Poor oral health is significantly associated with major chronic diseases
- Poor oral health may cause disability
- Oral health issues and major diseases share common risk factors
- General health problems may cause or worsen oral health conditions. To prevent disease, simply ensure you are; tooth brushing (twice daily), cleaning daily in between your teeth (with floss, piksters or any other tool), consuming a healthy diet with plenty of water and visiting your dentist regularly. Prevention is better than cure!