4 steps to maintaining a healthy mouth with an autoimmune condition
If you’ve been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, here are four steps you can take to help protect your oral health.
5 medical conditions that can affect your oral health
Many medical conditions can impact your oral health. If you have one of these common ones, work with your dentist to preserve your smile.
Asthma and your oral health
Asthma can affect your mouth just as surely as your lungs. With the right preventive measures, you can lower these risks and maintain a healthy mouth.
Autoimmune conditions and your oral health
Be on the lookout for these oral health issues if you’ve been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition.
COVID-19 and oral health
The virus COVID-19 affects your overall health. Here’s how it affects your oral health, too.
Dental health care for Alzheimer's patients
Dental health problems in Alzheimer’s patients can lead to pain, unmanageable behavior and the need for extensive dental treatment. Follow these tips to help manage your loved one's oral health.
Diet, diabetes and tooth decay
Having diabetes makes you susceptible to oral infections and gum disease. Learn how good nutrition can help you maintain great oral health.
Health conditions your dentist can detect
Your dentist can detect much more than just cavities. Here's how your dentist can help maintain your overall health by finding other wellness issues.
Healthy smile, healthy you: The importance of oral health
Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive — they can also tell your dentist whether you may be at risk for chronic disease.
High blood pressure and oral health
Also called hypertension, high blood pressure is the most common type of cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, high blood pressure rarely generates any symptoms, which means you may not realize you have it.
How diabetes affects your oral health
People with diabetes are more likely to develop dental issues than those without it. Check out how you can help prevent these problems.
How Sjögren's syndrome affects your mouth
Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that causes dry eyes and dry mouth. Dry mouth can cause a host of problems for your oral well-being.
How your dentist can detect osteoporosis
Your dentist may notice symptoms of tooth loss or gum disease that indicate the early stages of osteoporosis.
How your gums can affect your lungs
Did you know that your gum health can impact your lungs? If you have COPD, mouth bacteria can play a role.
Keep your heart healthy with better oral care
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S. Follow these oral health tips to fight it.
Kidney disease: understanding oral health challenges
Managing oral health isn't always easy, and it becomes even harder with a chronic condition like kidney disease. Here's how you can keep a healthy smile.
The connection between AIDS and your oral health
If you're HIV-positive, you may not be thinking about your oral health. Here are some signs and symptoms to watch out for, and what you and your dentist can do to treat them.
The connection between oral and overall health
Your dental health is part of your whole-body wellness. Here's a look at how an unhealthy smile can affect your body and vice versa.
The link between rheumatoid arthritis and oral health
Both rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease are linked to severe inflammation. Improving your dental care may help reduce the effects of inflammation.
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