Preventing gum disease from developing or treating any existing inflammation is vital to prevent the potential development of other life-threatening conditions. Furthermore, the presence of gum disease can make some conditions (such as diabetes) worse.
– Gum disease may increase the risk of developing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, rheumatoid arthritis and premature birth.
– Gum disease can easily be treated, and prevented by regularly cleaning your teeth and tongue.
– Brush and floss after every meal, and use a mouthwash with essential oils.
“This connection is too often overlooked, even by health professionals.”
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