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RESEARCH SHOWS A STRONG CONNECTION BETWEEN ORAL & OVERALL HEALTH

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

RESEARCH SHOWS A STRONG CONNECTION BETWEEN ORAL & OVERALL HEALTH

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A REPORT FROM THE SURGEON GENERAL SUPPORTS THIS.  THIS CONNECTION WAS MADE AS FAR BACK AS 2000.  

Our goal is to educate our patients, and help them take better care of their oral health, so that we can optimize their long-term overall health.

INFLAMMATION IS THE ROOT CAUSE OF ALL MAJOR DISEASES

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

RESEARCH SHOWS A STRONG CONNECTION BETWEEN ORAL & OVERALL HEALTH

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SCIENTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AGREE THAT INFLAMMATION IS THE ROOT CAUSE OF ALL THE MAJOR DISEASES LIKE CANCER, DIABETES, HEART DISEASE AND EVEN ALZHEIMER'S.



- TIME, 2004

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

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- Journal of AHIMA, 2010



ORAL HEALTH AND RELATED DISEASES HAVE A SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON THE SEVERITY OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES INCLUDING HEART DISEASE, ORAL CANCER, DIABETES AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. 

GUM DISEASE AND DIABETES, A TWO-WAY RELATIONSHIP

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 120 SYSTEMIC DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM THE MOUTH

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DIABETIC PATIENTS ARE MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP GUM DISEASE WHICH THEN INCREASES BLOOD SUGAR. IT HAS BEEN SHOWN THAT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIABETES AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE GOES BOTH WAYS.  GUM DISEASE MAY MAKE IT MORE  DIFFICULT FOR DIABETICS TO CONTROL THEIR BLOOD SUGAR, AND HIGH BLOOD SUGAR MAKES ONE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO INFECTIONS. 



THE MORE SEVERE YOUR GUM DISEASE, THE HIGHER YOUR RISK OF STROKE

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

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IF YOU HAVE SEVERE PERIODONTITIS, THE RISK FACTOR INCREASES 4.3 TIMES OVER PEOPLE WITH MILD OR NO PERIODONTITIS




-Stroke (an AHA Journal, 2004)

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

DECREASING YOUR ORAL HYGIENE INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK

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THOSE REPORTING LESS FREQUENT TOOTH BRUSHING HAD A 70% INCREASED RISK OF A CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EVEN COMPARED TO THOSE WHO BRUSHED THEIR TEETH TWICE A DAY 



-British Medical Journal, 2010

ORAL & PHARYNGEAL CANCER KILLS ABOUT 1 PERSON PER HOUR

ORAL & PHARYNGEAL CANCER KILLS ABOUT 1 PERSON PER HOUR

ORAL & PHARYNGEAL CANCER KILLS ABOUT 1 PERSON PER HOUR

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EARLY DETECTION OF ORAL CANCER CAN SAVE A LIFE!


WE MAKE SURE THAT ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS ARE PART OF YOUR REGULAR DENTAL VISITS!


-Oral Cancer Foundation, 2016

GUM DISEASE AND ALZHEIMER'S

ORAL & PHARYNGEAL CANCER KILLS ABOUT 1 PERSON PER HOUR

ORAL & PHARYNGEAL CANCER KILLS ABOUT 1 PERSON PER HOUR

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SOME STUDIES HAVE FOUND A LINK BETWEEN THE BACTERIA THAT CAUSES GUM DISEASE, AND ALZHEIMER'S.  

DENTISTS AND PERIODONTISTS RECOMMEND THAT OLDER ADULTS OR ANYONE AT RISK,  MAINTAIN DILIGENT ORAL CARE AND TREAT GUM DISEASE PROMPTLY TO HELP MITIGATE ALZHEIMER'S RISK.