Have you ever heard of the intestinal microbiota, also known as gut microbiota? And do you know how important it is for our overall health?
Halitosis and periodontal disease are strictly related, and the former is one of the first symptoms of the latter. Especially when bad breath is a persistent or even chronic problem, the chances that it might be related to periodontitis are very high.
Did you know that oral health – which, best case scenario, equals to a healthy mouth – affects not only your self-esteem, your personal and professional interactions, but even your mental wellbeing?
Bad breath is the ultimate social turnoff. It’s not only a logical thought and a generally accepted opinion, but also the result of a 2012 survey conducted by an e-cig company. It’s also interesting to notice that halitosis is considered one of the most detrimental aspects of social interactions by both genders: the perception is, therefore, transversal.
Smoking is not just a terrible and harmful habit for your body, but it also affects the wellbeing of your mouth in its entirety. It is a known fact that smoking causes severe damages to gums and teeth as it reduces the blood flow to the gums, which, in turn, causes gum disease – the prelude to periodontitis. However, more often than not, smokers are unaware of how severe their gum disease really is.
Have you ever heard of periodontal disease? Do you know what causes this severe inflammation that, in its final stage, leads to tooth loss? Can you recognize its symptoms?