Is the Immune System Linked to Oral Health?

 

Your oral health has the ability to affect your entire body, and your body can affect your oral health in turn. Taking care of your smile is more than about aesthetics—the health of your teeth and gums can make a difference in the way you feel and even may affect your immunity.

But is the immune system linked to oral health, and if so, how? While research is still emerging, here’s what we know about the link between your immune system and the health of your teeth and gums!

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Is the Immune System Linked to Oral Health?


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