Thrush, swollen gums, bad breath, or cavities are some examples of poor oral and dental health. Poor oral and dental health can lead to various complications of dangerous diseases. Then how to maintain good oral and dental health?
Daily habits to maintain healthy teeth and mouth
Bacteria in the mouth that can be harmful are known as the oral microbiome. These bacteria live in the area of the cheeks, tongue, palate, tonsils, and gums. If the oral environment is too acidic, moist, and dirty, disease-causing bacteria can thrive.
Not only in the mouth, bacteria can enter the bloodstream so that they can move to the heart, intestines, and brain. One of the harmful bacteria that can cause inflammation in the body is Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) which includes bacteria that cause gum problems.
A study conducted by the University of Louisville School of Medicine showed that the amount of Pg … Read more