Want to live longer and better? Straighten your teeth!
There has been much reported recently in the professional and well as the lay literature over the last few years about the association between dental disease, in particular periodontal disease, and the occurrence and/or severity of many general health problems. Oral diseases affecting both teeth and their supporting tissues is an infections/inflammatory process, and there is an increasing body of evidence that people with oral disease have a greater variety of, and a greater severity of, other infectious/inflammatory diseases. Associations between, Oral diseases and cardiac diseases, kidney diseases, increased risk of stroke, increased risk of heart attack, low birth weight babies, pre-term deliveries, and onset of Type II diabetes have all been reported.
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With almost a hundred years of combined Orthodontic Specialty Care, creating delightful smiles, we would like to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Please call our offices today!