1. Unhealthy teeth can affect your breathing
Gum disease increases the chances of getting respiratory infections such as COPD and pneumonia.
2. Your memory may suffer due to oral bacteria
Oral bacteria may spread to the brain and contribute to the type of degeneration linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
3. Tooth loss can increase the risk of kidney disease
A study suggests that toothless adults may be more at risk of chronic kidney disease than dentate adults.