Your Health

The Importance of Health and the Mouth

The health of your mouth is inexorably connected to the health of the rest of your body. We believe that understanding this connection more acutely will help our clients to get healthy, stay healthy and keep their beautiful smile intact.

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It is true, the mouth can tell a lot about what is happening in the rest of your body.

Systemic Health and it’s Connection to Oral Health

Most people don’t know that the mouth is a window to your overall health.

 It is possible for dental professionals to discover other illnesses during a routine checkup in the dental chair.

For this reason maintaining your oral health and getting regular preventive treatment, is as important in creating a healthy lifestyle as visiting the gym, going for a yearly physical, yoga, running, or taking care of your nutrition.







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There are evidence-based correlations between gum disease and certain medical conditions, such as:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Pre-term births
  • Alzheimer’s disease




An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Your hygienist is part of your overall health care team, and is there to help identify and treat oral health conditions that may be blocking your path to wellness.

At White Summit Dental Hygiene, it is important to us that you are healthy. For this reason, we include an oral examination, head & neck cancer screening, and blood pressure monitoring with every hygiene appointment.


The Body and Mouth Connection [Video]:


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