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Things you should know about Mouth-Body Connection

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You might have heard about mind-body connection a lot. But very few people would have heard about mouth-body connection. When you go to the dentist, you may be able to realize it sooner that cleaning the mouth and ensuring its health is not just about making the teeth look clean and bite force maintained. It’s also about maintaining overall health because health of the body is pretty much dependent on oral health.
As we all know that mouth is a highly accessible body organ, it can also be considered as a window which can display internal state of the body. For instance, there are several internal diseases which show signs of their existence when oral cavity is analyzed. Furthermore, cells in the mouth and saliva are analyzed to diagnose genetic problems.

Nevertheless, the purpose of mentioning mouth connection to the entire body is to tell you about oral health’s effects on overall health. Having that said, there are certain diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disorder and pregnan…