Oral Health and Overall Health Have Many Connections

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Many reputable organizations and news outlets have pointed out the many possible connections between oral and overall health.  From diabetes and hypertension to possible strokes and Alzheimer’s disease, poor oral health can lead to other disease conditions.  Equally, if you are challenged by any of these diseases, you may also find yourself with oral health issues.

Read about these possible connections at any of the following links:


National Institutes of Health (NIH)  Oral Health: A Gateway to Overall Health 


American Dental Association (ADA)  Oral Systemic Health

Cleveland Clinic 

Cleveland Clinic  How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

Dr. Bicuspid 

Dr. Bicuspid  The Mounting Evidence Linking Oral Health to Overall Health

Mayo Clinic 

Mayo Clinic – Oral health: A window to your overall health


University of Illinois  The Surprising Connections Between Oral Health and Well Being