How Important is Your Trip to the Dentist?

Very Informative article in the Wall Street Journal about the link between Oral Health and Systemic Disease.  The article confirms, “Some of the earliest signs of diabetes, cancer, pregnancy, immune disorders, hormone imbalances and drug issues show up in the gums, teeth and tongue—sometimes long before a patient knows anything is wrong.  There’s also growing evidence that oral health problems, particularly gum disease, can harm a patient’s general health as well, raising the risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, pneumonia and pregnancy complications.”  If you want to read the entire article, check it out here:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203686204577112893077146940.html

As always, thankful to serve the greater Smithsburg, Waynesboro,  and Hagerstown communities.