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6 Ways Unhealthy Teeth Can Affect Your Health

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.