Saturday, October 16, 2010

Dental Hygiene at Paracelsus Klinik

Fundamental for a healthy oral cavity as an entrance to our body, are healthy teeth in a healthy periodontium (bone and gum). Their afflictions – mostly caries, gum bleeding, and bone atrophy – cannot be regarded from an isolated point of view, as they interrelate with the overall organism. They might be both, cause as well as symptom of systemic diseases, and thus constitute a health risk.

Apart from factors such as insufficient oral hygiene, the type of present bacteria and existing dental calculus, or a genetic disposition, people who suffer from a weak immune system, malnutrition (over-acidification), stress, heavy metal contaminations, or who are smokers, bear a significantly increased risk of experiencing periodontitis and caries, compared to healthy people. Read more...

Cleansing the body

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