Dental Care Infographic: Oral Health Affects Your Health & Well-Being


Sometimes, we might forget or underestimate the importance of dental care as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Who could blame us? Going to see a dentist for a cavity filling or root canal is not the highlight of anyone’s week.

In recent years, studies and word-of-mouth have brought much needed attention to the connection between dental care and a person’s overall health and well being.

This Dental Care Infographic by—with data from several dental and health organizations—will help you understand how dental care can impact your overall health, what diseases can stem from poor dental care, the types of gum disease, five barriers to good dental care and 10 quick solutions for better oral health.

Click here to download a PDF of the Dental Care Infographic. We encourage you to share this resource with others to spread the word about the importance of oral health, dental care and how it affects your health.


Do you chew sugarless gum or drink a lot less soda than you used to? Let us know how you’ve kept up with your dental health in the comments.


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