Teeth Brushing Linked to High Blood Pressure


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What do bad tooth-brushing habits have to do with cardiovascular issues like high blood pressure and heart disease? Studies show poor oral health and heart disease are linked—meaning the plaque on your teeth may be connected to the plaque in your arteries. Without regular brushing, flossing, and dental checkups, bacteria and plaque can build up in your mouth, triggering inflammation, … Read More

Does Diabetes Affect Your Teeth?


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When you have diabetes, high blood sugar can affect your whole body—including your mouth. People with diabetes are more likely to have oral health problems like cavities and gum disease. However, controlling your diabetes will go a long way toward prevention, keeping your teeth and gums healthy. So how does diabetes affect oral health? And more specifically, how does diabetes … Read More