We do not have separate bodies with separate systems. We have one body with several systems of which if one is affected then the others can be too. For instance, having a cold generally spreads to your ears where it hurts and sometimes a ringing sound is heard. It generally
Your Heart and Mouth
If you have bleeding, unhealthy gums then the bacteria which you take in through the mouth can easily enter your blood circulation and we all know where that leads; the heart. Inflammation can be caused in vessels even by these bacteria and you’ll be surprised to know that it can even lead to atherosclerosis, a condition which is most certainly ascertained by death.
Help Yourself in Preventing
Only you can take care of your gums when you are older. As soon as you are above the age of twelve, your mothers do not stand over your head to make sure you are brushing your teeth. She assumes that you are already doing it. But in order to prevent gum disease and to stop your tooth from decaying, you should brush them twice a day once in the morning and once at night. You should floss your teeth too to make sure that nothing is stuck between them since that leads to the worst kind of bacteria settling in your mouth. When you are done eating, always rinse your mouth with water or a mouthwash. It gets rid of any settling bacteria. And equally important are your regular checkups. We miss out on dentist appointments till the point where our teeth are about to fall off. Don’t go to a doctor only when the worst is here. You can call us as well to know what your situation is. We’re always ready to help.
So the way to our heart actually does go through our mouth! If you don’t want to end up blocking the vessels that actually provide blood to the heart, eat healthy and take care of your teeth and gums. If either of these things is not well provided for then you can be in serious trouble. We can guide you through your dental healthcare quite consistently if you don’t want to go to the dentist immediately. Give us a call and ask your questions and we’ll provide you with all the right answers.