Do you know someone who almost never shows his or her teeth when smiling? If so, then chances are they’re embarrassed or even ashamed because they have such crooked teeth. But a misaligned smile is not only a cosmetic concern. When teeth are crooked, you’re much more likely to have oral and even general health problems, too. Read on to learn why your cosmetic dentist in Reynoldsburg, Dr. Walt Mick, often recommends orthodontics to for the sake of appearance and well being.
May 23, 2017
Because your mouth is the point of entry for all the food you eat—nutritious and not so nutritious—it has an impact on every part of your body: bones, muscles, organs, joints and systems. But did you know that just the condition of your mouth is linked to your overall health? It’s true. Scientists and researchers have discovered what is called the oral-systemic connection that specifically points to the link between gum disease and your general health. In this blog, Dr. Mick would like to focus on the association between gum disease and diabetes. Read on to learn more about this from your dentist, Columbus.