Here at Snohomish Family Dentistry, we help patients dealing with periodontal disease.
We understand that there is a correlation between periodontal disease and respiratory disease.
Oral hygiene is extremely important, and neglecting it can cause dental bacterial plaque. Periodontal disease can be a result of poor dental health and can end up affecting other areas of your body.
A lot of research shows a correlation between periodontal disease and respiratory disease. Periodontal disease has been shown to cause lung disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
It can also cause people to have a weakened immune system, making them susceptible to bacteria entering their lungs. This can be extremely serious for those who suffer from periodontal disease.
If you or a loved one has periodontal disease or respiratory disease, it is important to see your dentist regularly to make sure that your teeth are as bacteria free as possible.
To help prevent periodontal disease, make sure that you are taking care of your oral health by brushing your teeth two times per day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly.
If you have any questions about periodontal disease and respiratory disease, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (360) 568-5411.