Unhealthy teeth – unhealthy body

Caries can cause problems such as:

  • tooth destruction, leading to complete loss
  • inflammation of the tooth pulp (the innervated part of the tooth), resulting in pain and tissue necrosis
  • infecting other teeth

Missing teeth can cause:

  • headaches
  • taste disorders
  • hearing disorders
  • oral cavity sensory disturbances (burning sensation of the tongue)
  • bone atrophy
  • loss of adjacent teeth
  • digestive problems
  • vitamin deficiency
  • allergies
  • weight gain

Gum problems bleeding from the gums is a sign of gum inflammation, which can lead to gingival pockets and periodontal disease. Consequences of not treating this condition include:

  • diabetes
  • atherosclerosis
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • strokes
  • glomerulonephritis
  • perinatal pathologies (prematurity, miscarriages, low birth weight)

Peridontal inflammation resulting from untreated or improperly treated teeth, can lead to:

  • diabetes
  • atherosclerosis
  • local bone atrophy
  • glomerulonephritis
  • endocarditis
  • sinusitis
  • perinatal pathologies (prematurity, miscarriages, low birth weight)
  • eye, brain diseases and meningitis
  • immune system disorders

Poor hygiene and tartar build-up can lead to:

  • caries
  • gingivitis
  • peridontal diseases
  • diabetes
  • atherosclerosis
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • myocardial infarction
  • stroke

Dental prophylaxis is the key to healthy teeth and a healthy body!

Based on:
“Wpływ zębopochodnych ognisk infekcji na choroby innych narządów – przegląd piśmiennictwa” Iwona Niedzielska, Daria Wziątek-Kucznik
“Stomatologia holistycznie i interdyscyplinarnie” Gazeta Lekarska, 25 maja 2015 r. and other.