Why Oral Health Is Important for Your Overall Health

Taking care of your teeth, gums and mouth is great for your smile and oral health, but did you know it can also benefit your overall health? Maintaining a consistent oral hygiene routine can help prevent not only bad breath, gum disease and tooth decay, but it can also put you at a reduced risk for certain cardiovascular problems too.

Your Next Appointment At The Dental Room 

The first step to optimal oral health is to book regular appointments with your dentist. Routine appointments can help with the appearance of your smile, but it can also help to make sure your whole body stays healthy! On average, you should visit our office for a dental examination and professional cleaning on a biannual basis – unless otherwise advised.

We know that there have been many changes with day-to-day life since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team has made sure that our office is equipped with all the proper healthy and safety measures so you can feel confident when booking your next appointment. Some of the changes you’ll notice during your next appointment include:

Covid-19 screenings for both patients and staff.

Hand sanitizing stations.

Additional personal protective equipment (PPE).

Physical Distancing.

Contactless payment options.

You can read more about these changes in our blog post.

How Oral Health And Overall Health Are Connected 

Staying healthy and sanitary is something that’s on everyone’s mind this year. Oral health is more important than ever if you want to stay in good health! Remember, every part of our body works together in harmy to keep things functioning the way nature intended.

Research shows that poor oral hygiene can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems such as blood clots, heart attack and stroke. On top of this, Harvard Health Publishing posted that “studies have linked periodontal disease (especially if due to infection with a bacterium called porphyromonas gingivalis) and rheumatoid arthritis.”

Optimize Your Oral and Overall Health in Calgary! 

Even during the current pandemic, we continue to offer dental services in downtown Calgary with the utmost care. We want to help make sure your mouth and whole body stays healthy! To book your appointment today call us at (403) 269-5411 or book a consultation online at thedentalroom.com. We can’t wait to see you!

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