Lifestyle and Gum Disease

Keeping your mouth clean and fresh is not just about good looks. The quality of your oral hygiene affects your oral health, as well as your ability to eat and chew what you like and to confidently smile and interact with people. Today there is convincing scientific support that your oral hygiene also effects your whole body. Therefore, taking care of your oral health is actually an investment in your overall well-being.

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You come a long way by making simple lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy, balanced diet, undertaking daily exercise, limiting alcohol consumption, cutting out tobacco, reducing our stress levels where possible and brushing our teeth effectively, which includes cleaning between all of the teeth daily.

Adopting these lifestyle changes will reduce the amount of inflammation circulating in the body, which will help us stay healthier and active for longer.