Heart disease is the number one cause of death, but did you know that the state of your oral health and your chances of heart disease are linked? The oral health care professionals at BC Perio in Vancouver and Coquitlam want to give you all the facts so you can take preventative measures against heart disease and live a happy, healthy life.

Researchers are finding a common thread between oral health and general health; since your mouth can show the first signs of poor nutrition, many dangerous health problems such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and arthritis can be discovered – and treated – early, so book your appointment at BC Perio as soon as possible.

Here are a few tips on how to care for your oral – and your general – health:

  • Contact BC Perio if you have any questions about how you can improve your oral health care routine.
  • Book a dental hygiene cleaning every six months with your general dentist to ensure your oral health is in optimal shape.
  • If you suffer from heart problems, you’re at risk for poorer oral health. Come to BC Perio as often as our team advises to ensure that you remain in good health.
  • Brush at least twice a day and floss regularly to remove plaque off your teeth and lower your chances of gum disease or cavities.

Don’t neglect either your oral or your general health. Book an appointment at BC Perio in Coquitlam or Vancouver today!