6 Scary Things Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health

Photo by JJ-stockstudio from Shutterstock

Well, as you already know it’s very important to brush and floss your teeth every day, right? Having a good oral hygiene routine is essential to keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Of course, your genetics play an important role in the appearance of cavities, but regular brushing and flossing are essential to prevent certain dental diseases, cavities and infections. 

Besides the fact that proper oral hygiene can be good for your health, did you know that your teeth can actually send you some warning signs about your general health condition? According to Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD, professor of periodontics at Case Western Reserve University, “a trip to the dentist could be like the canary in a coal mine for somebody who has an undetected medical issue. Oral health and systemic health are tremendously linked, which is why dental care is an integral part of overall well-being.”

That being said, here’s what your teeth say about your overall health. Read on to find out more info!

1 234 ... 7NEXT
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Pinterest
Reddit
Delicious
LinkedIn
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1 thought on “6 Scary Things Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health”

  1. carmen j. sanchez

    thanks. very interesting information of 6 scary things your teeth say about your overall health..i’m suffer from all this kinds of symptoms..thanks again..

READ NEXT

10 Serious Diseases Doctors Often Get Wrong

The chance of getting a medical misdiagnosis could be greater than you think. A recent study found that diagnostic errors may affect as many as 12 million – or one

8 Things That Can Damage Your Liver

Most people associate alcohol abuse with damage to the liver, but other factors can also play a role. These are the health conditions, drugs, and lifestyle habits that can cause

6 Healthy Ancient Grains You Should Be Eating

Ancient grains are a group of grains and pseudocereals (seeds that are consumed like grains) that have remained mostly unchanged for thousands of years. They’re dietary staples in many parts

5 Signs of Iron Deficiency You Shouldn’t Ignore

Iron deficiency is a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. It is often underdiagnosed—and undiscovered. Watch out for these signs that you’ve developed iron deficiency anemia.

How to Make Your Home COPD-Friendly

For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), everyday life can be difficult. COPD is a group of progressive lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. About 30 million

10 Foods That May Become Toxic During Summer

Burgers Undercooked meat puts you at risk for potentially life-threatening illness from a subtype of E. coli bacteria called O157:H7. “Your risk largely depends on the number of cows making

5 Strange Reasons You Can’t Sleep

Sometimes the reason you’re tossing and turning at night is clear. Maybe you’re leading a huge meeting the next morning, or you ate a huge meal way too close to

6 Reasons Why You’re Over-Sweating After 40

As we already know, sweating happens after making physical efforts, being stressed or standing in the heat – but why does it happen after 40 years old? Well, menopause can

Scroll to Top