Good Oral Health
To maintain a good oral health is not only necessity to attain a good breath or shiny and stronger teeth, it relates to prevention or precaution for various diseases in our body. In many cases, researchers have already established the fact that; how it relates with some of the disease while there are some cases where it is yet to be clarified. Research organizations including government-funded institute, universities and private product development companies are regularly showing their updates in field of oral hygiene and health.
Some of the diseases where we may find a relation are
Diabetes and Periodontitis
Doctors have known for years that type 2 diabetics have an increased incidence of periodontitis, or gum disease. Recently some university research scholars group at Columbia University also conducted a survey-based research to establish this fact.
The connection between poor oral health and heart disease conditions has been recognized as the two are often found together. However, it still has not been determined conclusively whether or not there is a direct causal relationship between them.
Apart from these, there are many diseases like pneumonia, pancreatic diseases and pregnancy related complication, where poor oral health conditions can be a region or an association with disease.