We’ve spoken before about how your teeth are a window into your body’s overall health, and we thought this infographic broke it down quite nicely explaining the connections between your oral health and overall wellness.
As listed in the infographic below, these 14 ailments are broken down by the oral health problems they can be associated with.
Possible Effects of Gum Disease:
1. Heart Disease
2. Clogged Arteries
4. Tooth Loss
5. Respiratory Disease
Possible Effects of Gingivitis:
6. Sever Gum Disease
Possible Effects of Tooth Abscesses:
7. Ludwig’s Angina
9. Brain Abscess
10. Media Stinitis
11. Osteomyelitis of the Jaw
12. Facial Cellulitis
Remember to keep flossing and brushing regularly so you can prevent the onset of these 14 poor-oral-hygiene-induced ailments. Your teeth and your entire body will thank you.