This Infographic Explains How Taking Care of Your Teeth Improves Health

By: Misel Saban - Sep 17, 2015
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Oral health is a critical part of taking care of the overall body which is something most people don't see as closely related. The 'How Oral Health and General Health are Closely Related' infographic by Dervla Dental Care explains with simplified graphics, texts and charts the importance of taking care of one's teeth.

The infographic begins by sharing shocking stats pertaining to neglecting oral health including how "Almost 100% of adults have cavities." From there the chart explores the causes of oral health decay such as lifestyle, diet as well as systemic diseases before listening problems that can occur if conditions persist such as developing diabetes or even stomach ulcers. While this chart covers somewhat intimidating information, it shares it in an approachable way with colorful graphics, statistics and helpful tips on how to decrease oral diseases.