If you had the chance to reduce your risk of systemic illness, such as cardiovascular disease or stroke, wouldn’t you? That’s what dentists across the country are asking their patients, including Dr. Hamzehpour, Dr. Cho and Dr. Refela. They, as well as the rest of the dental and medical community, have come to the conclusion that your oral health is directly linked to your overall health. If your mouth is unhealthy, whether it’s because of tooth decay or gum disease, your risk for other illnesses dramatically increases.
Luckily, oral hygiene and routine dental visits can make all the difference. In this month’s newsletter, we’ll go over the link between the mouth and body and how you can protect yourself for life. After all, there’s nothing more important in life than your health, oral or otherwise.