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Your Oral Health and Overall Health Go Together Like Peas and Carrots

September 18, 2015

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , , — Dr. Ryan Thomas @ 1:51 pm

Having great oral health encourages good overall health.If you didn’t know already, your oral health is closely linked to your overall health. It makes sense. Anything going on in your body is usually a result of something else that has happened. The human body is a very complex, yet amazingly efficient system. In most cases, things seemingly repair themselves, but when it comes to your oral health, you need assistance. There are many dental issues that can leave your overall health hanging in the balance. Our job is to help keep your oral health in tip-top shape so your overall health can reap the benefits.

Everyone knows where to get some of the best dentistry treatment in Highland Village, TX. Our dental staff wants you to know how important it is to keep your oral health in the best shape it can possibly be. When your oral health is in good shape, you’ll notice how well your overall health will become. Foregoing treatment is one of the worst mistakes you can make as it can have devastating effects on your overall health. If you’re ready to start living life with the best oral health ever, it’s time to pay us a visit and practice great dental hygiene. Dr. Thomas is the dentist Highland Village residents can trust. He’s also the dentist Lewisville, Denton, Lake Dallas and other communities trust.

Why Keep Your Oral Health In Good Shape?

For the same reason you want to keep all of your systems in great shape – to lead a healthy, happy life. There are many people who don’t understand how important having great oral health can be. Of those people, there are a select few who choose to completely drop great dental hygiene habits. We’re unsure of why this happens, but it’s a bad decision to make. If you like living a healthy and happy life, then keeping your oral health intact is a wise decision.

Consider the alternative for just a moment. Let’s say there’s something in your mouth that is causing problems but you’re unsure of what it is. If you’re like one of those select few who choose not to do anything about it, you’re basically inviting disease and infection to overtake your mouth. This same infection or disease can lead to many health problems. Don’t believe us?

Below are the most common ailments experienced when oral health lacking:

  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Low-birth weight
  • Cancer

Tobacco – The Ultimate Oral Health Destroyer

Tobacco is an enemy of oral health, plain and simple. Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last couple decades, tobacco use has increased the amount of lung-cancer cases. On the oral health side of things, it can help develop oral cancer, cavities, teeth staining and more. Halitosis, or bad breath, is one of the most common results of repeated tobacco use. You don’t want to smell like an ashtray, right? Surely you wouldn’t want your teeth to look like one either.

Get Your Oral Health Checked

If you think your oral health may be on the fritz, we encourage you to come in for a checkup. Dr. Thomas and the rest of our pro dental team will work hard to ensure your oral health is well. It can pay huge dividends for your overall health, so it’s important we see you right away. Trust the dentist Flower Mound and other area residents have seen for excellent oral care – Dr. Thomas.





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