Oral Health and Heart Disease are connected.
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States?
The importance of cardiac health cannot be underscored. Gum Disease and Hearth Health. Two potential risk markers for cardiac disease are gingivitis and tooth loss. Left untreated, gingivitis and quickly escalate into gum disease.
As a prosthodontist, I'll perform a complete oral, head and neck exam to correct decayed, loose or missing teeth and inflamed gums. Mini dental implants can protect the gums from infections cause by outside factors and discourage bone loss from periodontal disease.
Aside from the impact on heart health and cardiovascular strength, we now know that oral care has a positive impact on total health care expenditures as well. A new study that reports on the impact of oral care on total health care cost, making oral care an important investment for your financial future.