Adult Conditions and Characteristics
Adult oral health conditions include cavity, gum disease, dry mouth, missing teeth, fluorosis, oral cancer, discoloration, etc.
Simple dental routines like proper tooth brushing, flossing, and dietary modifications are helping a lot of people among the older generation to maintain a healthy oral environment.
Pregnancy affects your oral health in many different ways. It is essential to maintain proper oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentists during your pregnancy.
Sometimes, treatment modalities that are directed to ease out common cold symptoms might cause oral issues such as toothache, tooth decay, dry mouth, etc.
The effects of HIV/AIDS on the oral cavity are diverse and it depends on the patient's immunity to cope up with such oral conditions like Oral Candidiasis, Herpes Simplex Virus, Periodontal disease, etc.
People with poor oral health forms a prime base for oral bacteria to reside. These bacteria spread from the mouth into various parts of the body through the bloodstream. The heart being the collector of blood accumulates a majority of the bacteria in its valves and the blood vessels, thus leading to a severe risk of developing cardiovascular disease.