There is the common saying of ‘dress the way you want to be addressed’, but did you know that this also applies to all parts of the body? If all parts of your body are not ‘properly dressed’, then you would not be addressed properly and would most times be shunned. What does it now mean for parts of the body to be ‘properly dressed’? This simply means they should be properly taken care of and groomed. Taking care of different parts of our body should be a top priority as they constitute to make you a complete package as a person. The mouth is not left out when talking about parts of the body that needs to be taken care of!
There can be no oral communication without the mouth, hence the need for your mouth to be properly taken care of and groomed. No one would pay heed to you if your mouth is not hygienic, and not only would this affect your people relationships and self-esteem, it would also affect your health! Yes, the mouth has an effect on your health.
How the Mouth Affects Your Health
In as much as this should not be a secret, many people fail to realize that an unhealthy mouth is extremely dangerous for the body system as a whole because your mouth is the gateway to your body. Once you have an unhealthy mouth, it is easy to access other parts of your body.
If you have a deficiency in your oral health such as infections, it starts off with your gums leaving them weak, which could also lead to inflammation of the gums. Are you also aware that any inflammation that occurs in the mouth could lead to inflammation of the blood vessels? And hope you realize the medical implications of an inflammation of the blood vessels? Not to put your hearts in overdrive, but what starts out as a little inflammation in your mouth area could lead to inflammation of blood vessels, which then could culminate in a heart attack!!!
Asides inflammation, tooth fractures which many people tag as ‘simple’ and tend to overlook also have dangerous effects on the body. This ‘simple’ or ‘minor’ tooth fracture when ignored tends to cause anemia and high blood pressure. Are you also aware that issues with the gum could result in diabetes? Did you also know that there is something like oral cancer? All these and more have dangerous effects on your body system!
Are you still ignoring your oral health? In case you have never taken oral hygiene seriously before, start doing so from today!
Taking Care of Your Mouth
When the care of the mouth is mentioned, the general idea that tends to hit many people is having pearly white teeth and fresh breath. However, it goes a whole lot beyond that. Your piehole is a place that needs adequate attention. As an individual, you need to know the details of your body including your mouth. You should be so familiar with the mouth area that you can spot out when something unusual starts occurring there.
Many people tend to be ignorant, and issues start off as minor in their mouths with them being aware of it. It starts off gradually, and like a tortoise, it continues slowly and steadily till it results in numerous complications. It is at this stage that individuals start noticing that something is off, and start looking for professionals to help them out. However, at that stage, it might be too late or treatment might be so costly and definitely break your bank accounts. This could have easily been prevented if you were familiar and paid close attention to your mouth.
After carrying out your mouth hygiene routine daily, try to stand in front of a mirror and look into your mouth. Take note of everything and look at your gums also to ensure that there is nothing unusual. If you do this regularly and make it a habit of yours, you would be sure to notice whenever something is not right within your mouth.
Call for Professionals
In the bid to properly care for your mouth and oral health, you should also ensure to always pay a regular visit to the dental office for Emergency Dental Services. Having more than one eye checking your mouth proves to be effective in keeping your oral health and general body health in good shape. What’s your excuse for not calling Dentist Pakenham yet? Remember, a stitch in time saves nine!
Eve Dental Centre are always here to help keep your mouth and oral health in good shape, to ensure your entire well-being is perfect.