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Oral and overall health

The importance of good oral health is gaining increasing attention as we learn more about the connections between oral and overall health. Numerous studies have revealed linkages between periodontal diseases* and certain systemic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, among others1,2.

It's about more
than your smile

May serious illnesses may be
associated with your oral health


Pre-term birth

Heart disease


You can get involved and help your patients Think Mouth, Think health. Download the range of our oral systemic brochures, which will give your patients more information on how poor oral health can impact their heart, pregnancy and the association between poor oral health and diabetes

Do you know about the link between oral health and diabetes?

Is poor oral health affecting your pregnancy?

Can poor oral health impact your heart?

For a full list of all our resources, please visit the resource library


1. Dietrich T, Garcia RI. Associations between periodontal disease and systemic disease: Evaluating the strength of the evidence. J.

    Periodontol 2005;76:2175-2184.
2. Barnett ML. The oral-systemic disease connection. An update for the practicing dentist. J AM Dent Assoc 2006: 137 (suppl): 5S-6S.

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