Laziness can play a massive part in the deterioration of a person's oral health, according to a leading charity.
The British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) has said that there is a proven link between the state of a person's general health and how well they look after their mouth.
On its blog, the BDHF said that people who feel like they can't be bothered brushing their teeth or don't have time to floss need to bear in mind that their mouth is one of the dirtiest areas of their body and that a neglect of oral hygiene can easily lead to gum disease if bacteria is given time to cultivate.
"A poor oral hygiene regimen can be a bacterial breeding ground and when oral hygiene is neglected or ignored it will eventually cause periodontal disease," it stated.
The post continued to explain that bacterium that is linked with periodontitis can then enter the bloodstream when the gums bleed as a result of the neglect they have suffered. This can then lead to a number of different serious conditions, including heart disease, stroke, inflammation and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
According to the BDHF, the best way to stop gum disease and its advanced form is for people to make sure that they never make excuses for why they haven't cleaned their teeth and stick to brushing at least twice a day and flossing regularly.
As well as the additional problems associated with gum disease if it is allowed to develop, the condition can also severely damage the mouth itself. Some patients may end up suffering from a receding gum line, where the root of a tooth can eventually become exposed.
While this is painful, many people also don't like the way this looks and Museum Dental Suites can help to treat this through dental implants in the form of soft tissue grafting. Prices for any dental implant start from £1,595.
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