Gum disease opens up the body to a host of infections

Mouth microbes have been implicated in a variety of ills, from arthritis to Alzheimer’s

illustration of bacteria between teeth and gums

COMMUNITY BUILDING  With inadequate brushing and flossing, bacteria caught between the tooth and gum coalesce into a biofilm. Eventually, oral tissue can deteriorate, allowing bacteria to infect other parts of the body.

Nicolle Rager Fuller

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