dental-blog 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments

I had a patient today that was interested in Invisalign because of some crowding on her lower teeth. She wanted to look better in pictures and said that it affected her self confidence. I informed her that it would definitely help with that but that it would also help with her overall health. When she heard that, she was a little surprised and asked, “How will it help with my overall health?” I told her that it would greatly improve the health of her gums and that in turn would help her heart health. It has been well documented that gum disease is related to heart disease. Gum disease involves inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the … read more

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