Having your teeth professionally cleaned may do more then keep your smile bright. A healthier smile may lead to reduce risk for heart attack and stroke. Based on a recent studies, it has been found that those who had at least one cleaning by a dentist in their lifetime had a 24% lower risk of heart attack and a 13% lower risk of stroke versus those who never had a teeth cleaning.
Chronic inflammation is most likely to occur if you disregard the overall health of your teeth . When inflammation happens it causes bacteria to build up and get into the blood stream. Researchers have identified an interesting association with the gums and the heart and suggests people with gum disease were more likely to develop heart disease.