The Sleeper Tissue Affecting Your Full-Body Health…

The Urban Monk

Gingivitis: the early stages of gum disease. If you have gingivitis, you may notice that your gums are red and swollen, and they bleed when you floss or brush. This happens because a build-up of bacteria (plaque) on the teeth cause the gums to inflame. Left untreated, gingivitis leads to…

Periodontal Disease: full-blown gum disease. If you’ve had a build-up of plaque and bleeding gums for a while, periodontitis can develop. This is when the supporting bone and fibers that hold your teeth in place break down and the gums recede.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cognitive Function

Respiratory Infection

After all, it makes sense that whatever is in the mouth is being passed to the rest of the body.

That’s what it’s for.



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