If you always forget or you hate to brush your teeth, you might be encouraged to do that after you read this…
A survey conducted on 12,000 respondents stated that those who do not brush their teeth twice a day have a 70 percent higher risk of developing heart disease.
After they enter the bloodstream, bacteria from the mouth can cause infection in the body, especially in the case of a weakened immune system.
If plaque is formed between your teeth and below the gum, the consequence may be the loss of a tooth.
If you do not brush your teeth regularly, a layer of plaque and tooth will create a layer of bacteria. The result is inflammation of the gums. If left untreated, it can lead to periodontitis, a serious gum infection and acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, which is the most severe form of inflammation of the gums. Studies have shown that infections and gum disease are caused by the accumulation of plaque and they are associated with accelerated cancer mortality.
Bacteria from the mouth can cause inflammation in the arteries. The result can be the formation of atherosclerotic plaque in the arteries and because of that, the risk of heart attack or stroke is increased.
In the brain of the people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease there are more bacteria that cause gum disease than in the healthy human brain. It is assumed that these bacteria can cause brain damage.
Aspiration pneumonia is among the leading causes of death in older people. It is often caused by inhalation of debris dentures or teeth. When these particles reach the lungs, they can cause dangerous inflammation. Daily cleaning of the prosthesis is recommended.