Did you know that oral health has been linked to total health?
Clients who have biofilm, plaque and tartar in their mouth are more at risk for cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, pneumonia to name but a few conditions. Recent scientific evidence has shown that biofilm (plaque) activates the inflammatory process in the body making the person more at risk for systemic diseases.
So what can the client do to prevent gingivitis and periodontitis?
Regular daily removal of biofilm ( plaque) by following your dental hygienist’s recommendations of brushing, flossing and rinsing coupled with regular continuing care appointments will go a long way to keeping your mouth and body healthy.
Don’t delay- Start today with good oral health for total health.