Save 10-60% on Your Dental Care. Join a Savings Plan Today!
Close X

1 Million+ Smiles Served Since 1999
Outstanding Customer Care
Plans Tailored to Fit Your Needs

you are > Dental Health Articles > Reminder about importance of dental health

Reminder about importance of dental health
Updated: 11/17/2008 8:00:21 PM

Reminder about importance of dental health Dental hygiene has a profound impact on a person's dental health - and can even affect other aspects of overall wellbeing.

An article in the Reno Gazette-Journal explains how people may avoid several major dental health problems by attending regular dental check-ups and completing routine dental care steps.

Those who do not take proper care of their teeth risk suffering from plaque build-up, which is caused by the accumulation of bacteria on the surfaces of teeth.

This, in turn, causes teeth to be demineralized, which may lead on to cavities. Meanwhile, plaque is also a major player in gum disease.

"Many health problems of the mouth - such as oral thrush, trench mouth, bad breath and others are considered an effect of poor dental hygiene," the article states.

In recent years, several studies have linked dental health to other health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease.

For example, in September, scientists from the Society for General Microbiology heard about how bacteria in the mouth can contribute to atherosclerosis - or furring of the arteries.

For more information on discount dental plans, call 1-888-632-5353.

© 2008 Brafton Inc.


The materials and articles published on are for informational purposes only. Although strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and makes no commitment to update the information on expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on Decisions based on information contained on are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.

Nothing on constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to with or without’s knowledge.


Dental Care & Health Articles
AC Dental Care Articles (100)Affiliate Marketing (2)Affordable Care Act Articles (1)Audience (1)Bonding (2)Commentary (1)Cosmetic Dentristry (15)Dental (7)Dental Care News Feed (21)Dental Costs (5)Dental Health (21)Dental Insurance (1)Dental Plans (39)Dental Work (7)Dentist (19)Dentures (2)Individuals (484)Money (1)Oral Surgeon (1)Orthodontist (1)Pediatric Dentist (1)Procedures and Services (7)Surgery (1)Teeth Whitening/Bleaching (7)Unemployed (8)Veneers (1)
Special Offer

Take 15% off the price
of a dental savings plan.

Sign up below to receive your discount!