Oral Diseases May Contribute To Various Systemic Diseases

Dental health is critical and sympathetically contribute to your body health and quality of life. Slight negligence towards your oral hygiene may ultimately have detrimental effects on your physical and mental health. 

According to Global Burden of Disease Study;more than 3.9 billion people are affected by oral diseases around the world with dental caries or tooth decay being most chronic and a great health challenge; prevalent in approximately half of the world’s population.

Our teeth extensively contribute towards chewing food and get exposed to various environmental factors (brushing frequencies, fluoride levels in water etc.). Hence, they require appropriate care & treatment throughout the life to function properly. Various dental and oral diseases including periodontitis, dental caries, gingivitis and oral cancer may be prevented just by avoiding risk factors and following essential principles of oral hygiene. However, poor hygiene practices promote proliferation of various pathogenic bacteria and fungi in oral cavity leading to fatal diseases.  

Thousands of species of bacteria may flourish in your oral cavity which include pathogenic bacterial species including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureas, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, Rothia mucilaginosa, Kingella oralis. Porphyromonas is another widely existing specie that cause periodontitis

A latest research has proved association of Periodontitis, a chronic inflammatory condition with atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ACVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), angina pectoris (AP), myocardial infarction (MI), and peripheral arterial disease. Pathogenic bacteria pave their way to circulatory system in case of chronic infections promoted by periodontitis. 

Oral diseases have been associated with various other systemic diseases reducing your health expectancy and longevity.  Poor oral hygiene stimulate disease causing metabolic conditions and act as a risk factor for respiratory diseases, diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis. 

Toothbrush is an essential tool for cleaning of your teeth; however, your toothbrush can act as disastrous element if contaminated with bacteria that is prevalent in the environment of washrooms. Toothbrushes provide excellent breeding ground to bacteria due to moisture and germs in toilet. Hence, your toothbrush choice can directly contribute to your oral health. 

Health & Hygiene Limited, UK has developed a complete oral hygiene solution in the form of Protector Antibacterial toothbrush to keep your toothbrush free of bacteria. 

Protector Antibacterial toothbrush is a complete antibacterial toothbrush from its head to bristles with 99.99% efficacy and tested as per International Standards ASTM E 2149 and ISO 22196 from independent ISO Certified laboratories. Bacteria is killed upon contact with the Protector Antibacterial Toothbrush providing you with an effective oral care and a perfect smile.

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