Oral Health and Blood Pressure - A Link

Oral Health and Blood Pressure - A Link

We see the looks you give us when one of our talented Hygienists or Assistants prep the Blood Pressure cuff when you’re in for an appointment. Perhaps the thought going through your head is something along the lines of:

“I came here to get my teeth checked out! What could my blood pressure possibly have to do with the whiteness of my smile?!?”

Well, there’s a good reason why we check your blood pressure, and scientists are continuing to find evidence supporting it! The American Heart Association recently published findings showing a strong link between oral health and cardiovascular effects. So if you want to keep your heart health as strong as possible, commit to a good hygiene routine and make regular visits to us here at Guelph Line Dental!

Read more on the findings here!


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