Good oral health is essential to our health and wellbeing.
Some of us follow thorough oral care regimes and visit the dentist regularly, while some of us are guilty of skipping routine check-ups or failing to follow thorough oral care regimes. However, a new report reviewing the dental state of the nation – Oral Care Matters: The Mouth – Our Body’s Gateway highlights the urgent need for people to take care of their oral health. Increasingly a body of new scientific research is linking gum problems with other health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke and osteoporosis.[]