Gum Disease: The Mouth-Body Connection
Dental and medical professionals and researchers have recently begun to work together to connect dental health with overall wellbeing. Numerous studies have linked periodontal disease with other chronic or systemic illnesses including:
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Coronary Heart Disease
- Respiratory Disease
- Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
The mouth can be viewed as a window to gauge the general health of an individual. To read more about periodontal disease, the mouth-body connection, and innovative treatment options, explore the pages below.