Dental checkups are an important part of your normal routine (as you’ve probably heard!). These dental appointments do much more than tidy up your pearly whites and check for cavities; routine checkups can also prevent more serious health issues like gum disease, which is why dental visits are so important.
Did you know gum disease can lead to other critical issues like heart disease, diabetes and respiratory disease? The infographic below illustrates the connection between oral health and overall health.
Understanding these connections will help you see why caring and maintaining your dental health (at home and by visiting the dentist regularly) is so important.
You could make a big difference in someone’s life if they’ve never heard this before. Spread the word and share this infographic with your friends!