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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Three Dangerous Diseases Caused From Gums

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Actually not only the teeth, healthy gums is also noteworthy. Dr. Marjorie Jeffcoat DMD, spokesperson for the American Dental Association, said that even the health of the gums reflects the health of our body as a whole.

Moreover, it turns out there are hidden dangers if we ignore gums clean and healthy gums. What are the dangers?

  1. Stroke and heart attack
    Dental plaque, the bacteria that live on teeth and gums, may arise from lack of dental hygiene. Plaque can cause infections that affect the inflammatory response.

    Thus, patients with gum disease like gingivitis or gingivitis more at risk of stroke and heart attack. There is also evidence that inflammation in the vessels of the brain can make you more prone to stroke and inflammation in the vessels to the heart can make you more prone to heart attacks.

  2. Premature
    Women who are pregnant that is prone to gingivitis gum colored red, more inflamed, and bleed. Gingivitis can worsen during pregnancy and has been associated with premature birth.

  3. Diabetes
    If you are diabetic with chronic gum disease, it helps to be more diligent attention to hygiene and healthy teeth and gums.

So, how to care for the gums to prevent gum disease before it starts? Jeffcoat said that we are required to brush your teeth 2-3 times a day for 2-3 minutes with a soft toothbrush and toothpaste hairy antiplak. Use dental floss once a day and rinse with mouthwash elongation twice daily to prevent gingivitis. Also see your dentist twice a year to clean and to look for the risk of dangerous diseases like oral cancer is more common in smokers and drinkers.

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