How Your Trip to the Dentist Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

Posted on: May 8, 2013 | Blog

Your oral hygiene impacts much more than just your mouth. Poor oral health is often associated with many common health ailments, including heart disease, diabetes, strokes, respiratory problems, and erectile dysfunction. For example, research has suggested that people with gum disease are twice as likely to have heart disease as those with healthy gums.

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While poor oral hygiene probably isn’t a direct cause of these conditions, it certainly puts additional stress on your immune system. If you’re concerned about your oral health, or just need a routine check-up, contact us at (702) 388-8888 to see the best dentist in Las Vegas.