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5 Worst Consequences of Not Brushing Your Teeth Regularly

 

If you don’t brush your teeth twice a day not only leads to oral issues such as tooth decay or gum disease, but also lays increases bacterial count, and can weaken your immune system if your body is already affected with any other disease.. Here are few after effects that could be your results of not brushing your teeth regularly

Diabetes

Skipping your regular brushing habits won’t give you diabetes straight away but it could bring a better chance for harmful bacteria to enter into your body easily, cause having diabetes can actually weaken your immune system, Yes! the immune response is much low for people who have diabetes so they are more susceptible to getting infections.

Osteoporosis

A condition in which bones become weak and brittle. Keeping oral section (teeth and tongue) clean and fresh can help keep the bones in your mouth healthier. A buildup of bacteria in your cheeks can cause a slow weakening of the connective tissues that hold your teeth in place. When your teeth start getting loose, it also makes way for getting infections or other illnesses.

Mental health problems

It’s general that stress and anxiety can even affect your overall health. But research has now come up with a statement, that there is a strong relationship between gum disease and mental health problems, which includes stress, depression, distress and anxiety. All of these problems can cause your body to produce more of the hormone cortisol (is a type of hormone released when you are in stress) in an increased amount,

can aid in the development of periodontal disease.

Heart Disease

As we already said in our previous blogs that, “Too much bacteria in your mouth has more possibilities to end up in heart disease”, heart attacks and strokes. As bacteria multiply in your mouth, it allows pathogens (a bacteria, virus, or other microorganisms that can cause disease) to enter your body and build up plaque in your arteries. Anything that clogs your arteries is a major risk to your health.

Damaging immune system

Have you ever thought about why you getting sick all the time? It might due to the way your brushing habit is. For the first two weeks infectious diseases doctors wore a guard on their ride side of their mouth to prevent it from getting cleaned. “Tests conducted by Professor Iain Chapple, at the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, proved that not brushing your teeth for just two weeks could lead to damage your immune system.

It’s never too late to start a healthy habit from now onwards. If you have untreated tooth decay or other dental issues, see a dentist immediately so that you can lower your risk of ending up with above-mentioned conditions. Walk-in into India leading and most trusted dental chain – Apollo WHITE dental for the best consultations. For immediate appointments call + 91 954 33 68 478 or click the link below