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7 Ways Your Mouth Could Kill You!

The Mouth Doctor Scientists now know that what goes on in your mouth effects the rest of your body. Poor oral health can contribute to and sometimes cause many deadly diseases and conditions. Unfortunately many people still are unaware of this health hazard and the dental profession as a whole has been slow to warn the public. Dr. Robert Martino, who is known as the Mouth Doctor, because of his insight on the body mouth connection, feels that his profession, dentistry, is not doing enough to make the public aware of the dangers of an unhealthy mouth. Here is his list of 7 ways your mouth can cause your death:

Heart Disease
Some studies have shown a relationship between oral bacteria and the buildup of fatty plaques in arteries (atherosclerosis). Click here for more information

Diabetes
Diabetics have a hard time healing but it even tougher with bad oral health. Click here for more information

Stroke
Inflammation can cause thickening of the walls of arteries. Click here for more information

Brain Infection
A broken tooth can get infected and when left untreated can become a Super Infection, which can spread to the brain. Click here for more information

Pancreatic Cancer
People with poor oral health have a 63% increase in getting Pancreatic cancer. Click here for more information

Mouth Cancer
The death rate in the United States for oral cancer is higher than that of cervical cancer, Hodgkin's disease, cancer of the brain, liver, testes, kidney, or ovaries. Click here for more information

Pregnancy Complication
The same bad bacteria found in your mouth is found in the placenta. Poor oral health can cause low birth weight. Click here for more information