Studies have shown links between periodontal (gum) disease, heart disease and other health conditions. Research further suggests that gum disease may be a more serious risk factor for heart disease than hypertension, smoking, cholesterol, gender and ages.Researchers conclusions suggest that bacteria present in infected gums can become loose and move throughout the body through the bloodstream. Once bacteria reach the arteries, they can irritate them in the same way that they irritate gum tissue causing arterial plaque, which can cause hardening and affect blood-flow.
Crossbite occurs when your teeth are not aligned while your mouth is closed.
Denture resorption is wearing of denture.
Tooth decays only in the front teeth and sometimes nearby teeth too.
Learn about health affects of dental diseases.