Paramount dental center launched Integrated Wellness Dentistry due to increasing research pointing at poor oral health as an underlying cause for decreasing overall health. the overwhelming evidence from the past 10 years of dental and medical research has prompted us to encourage you to make your oral health a priority because we care even more about your entire well-being. our team of dentists in kirkland or seattle, wa can and want to help you. here are some interesting facts to consider as you take this initiative to heart:
surprising FACTS about how your oral health affects YOUR overall HEALTH
Did you know that over 80% of American adults over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Why should you care? Because dental and medical research evidences the link between gum disease and a plethora of other medical conditions.
The presence of oral bacteria have implications in the development of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
People with gum disease are nearly twice as likely to suffer from heart disease.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Over 25 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a condition associated with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, and car accidents.
Oral bacteria traveling through the bloodstream has been linked to the cause of stillbirth.
95% of Americans who have diabetes also have periodontal disease.
Bacteria in the mouth has been linked to oral, esophageal, lung, colorectal, pancreatic, and breast cancers.
let us help you start your path to oral and overall health. Schedule your appointment at our seattle or kirkland office now.