Body map: the facts are…

  • BACTERIA in your mouth travel to the other parts of your body IN YOUR BLOODSTREAM.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • GUM DISEASE increases the risk of HEAD & NECK CANCER.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • People with GUM DISEASE are twice as likely to die from HEART DISEASE & three times as likely to die from STROKE.
    Mayo Clinic
  • Research has found a link between GUM DISEASE & RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
    American Academy of Family Physicians
  • DIABETES & BLEEDING GUMS increase your risk of PREMATURE DEATH BY 400-700%.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • There is a link between the BACTERIA that live in your mouth to HEART DISEASE, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE & STROKE.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
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  • TOOTH LOSS & GUM DISEASE increase the risk of ALZHEIMER’S disease.
    Mayo Clinic
  • CAVITIES are caused by a germ that spreads while KISSING & SHARING FOOD.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • GUM DISEASE increases PANCREATIC & KIDNEY CANCER risk by 62%.
    Harvard
  • 93% of people with gum disease are at risk for DIABETES.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • The Surgeon General reports that AT LEAST 80% of American adults have GUM DISEASE.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
  • PREGNANT women with GUM DISEASE HAVE ONLY A 1 IN 7 CHANCE OF GIVING BIRTH TO A HEALTHY CHILD of normal size.
    American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
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