Keeping a healthy smile can help prevent bad bacteria from migrating to your gut, disrupting the microbiome and causing inflammation.
It’s important to keep a healthy smile while pregnant to help prevent premature birth and low birth weight.
Practicing good oral hygiene habits can prevent bad bacteria in the mouth from migrating to the gut, aggravating gut inflammation and conditions like IBD and Crohn’s disease.
Preventing gum disease can help protect your lungs from experiencing worsening inflammation caused by the spread of bad bacteria from the mouth.
An overgrowth of the same bad bacteria that causes gum disease has been shown to aid in the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease, so it’s important to take care of your smile.
Research has shown an association between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms for patients with this autoimmune condition.
Early detection is essential when it comes to conditions such as oral cancer. Our dentists look for signs of oral cancer during routine checkups.
Bacteria from your mouth can be pulled into your lungs, contributing to respiratory diseases such as pneumonia.
It’s important to properly care for your teeth to help control blood sugar levels, which is especially important for those with type 2 diabetes.
A build up of harmful bacteria in your mouth can spread through your bloodstream to your heart, causing an infection called endocarditis.
Smile Crafters is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.
Asthma Awareness Month is recognized every year in May. What many people may not realize is that respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD and even pneumonia can be affected by poor oral hygiene. That’s why it’s important to keep up with routine visits to your dentist to ensure that your smile is healthy. Lungs that […]