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Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

While gum disease and plaque are hard on your teeth and your oral health, many Americans aren’t aware of the damage they can cause to the rest of your body. Gum disease can lead to gum recession that creates pockets near the gums where bacteria and plaque can gather to eat away at the teeth. Harmful organisms can enter the bloodstream through the mouth and have a damaging effect on your overall physical health. Plaque Eats at Your Gums and Affects Your Teeth Plaque is a sticky film that collects on your teeth and gum tissue throughout the day. Food and drinks with starches or sugars can cause plaque to release acids that in turn eat at your tooth enamel and weaken the structure of your teeth and gums. The buildup of plaque over time can lead to gum disease and receding gums. As gum recession is rarely noticed immediately, treatment is often more in-depth and severe. Periodontal Disease and Your Body In recent research, scientists have linked periodontal disease (gum disease) to several severe hea ...

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