Conditions That Can Affect Your Dental Health

Your overall health can affect your dental health. Some conditions increase the risk of certain dental issues.

Key takeaways:

  •  Diabetes and pregnancy can increase the risk of gum disease.
  • HIV or cancer treatments can raise the risk of oral infections like oral thrush.
  • People with cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s may need support to clean their teeth regularly.

If you have a particular health issue, it’s really important to schedule regular check-ups with your dentist.

“No matter what health conditions you’re facing, your dentist is your partner in excellent oral care.”

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