27.05.2021 – 09:06
All health experts point out that there is a link between oral and heart health.
But researchers believe that there is still room for research on the fact that dental care has a direct impact on the prevention of cardiovascular disease and heart problems as a whole.
The debate over poor oral health care as a major cause of heart disease continues to be open to AgroWeb.org brings you a thorough assessment of the situation.
In 2012, experts and researchers came to the conclusion through scientific data that poor oral hygiene did not result in a significant deterioration in heart health. And the cure of various diseases of the gums, did not prevent serious heart disease.
The latest scientific data
However, many subsequent studies consulted by AgroWeb.org show a concrete link between periodontitis (gum disease) and other diseases, including serious heart problems. Research suggests that periodontosis is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
People with chronic gum disease, reports AgroWeb.org, also suffer from a narrowing of the blood vessels located in the neck, which directly affect the heart. There is another very strong link between diabetes and heart disease and evidence that those suffering from diabetes have an improvement when they have performed a professional cleaning at the dentist.
How to maintain oral health?
And although oral hygiene is not the key to preventing heart disease, AgroWeb.org advises that its maintenance remains very important:
Brush your teeth at least twice a day.
Brush your teeth.
Replace your toothbrush every three months, or as soon as her hair starts to bend.
Schedule a regular visit with your dentist.
And if you are concerned about preventing heart disease, communicate with your doctor about the best ways, such as quitting smoking or maintaining a healthy weight.