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How Gum Disease Affects Men
Posted on 6/11/2019 by Crossroads Family Dentistry
Periodontal disease is no laughing matter. Men of all ages should have additional concerns if they're at risk for or have been recently diagnosed with gum disease. Not only are you at risk of losing your teeth, but gum disease is also linked to many other health problems that affect your overall well-being. While your oral health is impacted by gum disease, so are many other aspects of your health. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is higher I men than in women, perhaps due to their unlikeliness to visit the dentist for oral care. Gum disease in men causes more symptoms and side effects than for women. Higher levels of plaque, tartar, and tooth pain are noted in men when compared to women. However, men must also consider the many other ways that oral health affects them. Some of the most common risks that come with gum disease include: Prostate Health Men with periodontal disease indicators are at an increased risk for prostate-specific antigens, an enzyme that causes poor prostate health and a variety of compilation. Red, swollen, and tender gums are among the indicators for men with gum disease. Heart Disease It's always been known that oral health affects cardiovascular health. It increases your risk of developing the disease, which also increases the likelihood you'll sustain a heart attack or stroke. Heart disease and cardiovascular disease rates are higher in men than in women, giving the guys yet another reason to take pride in their oral health care routine. Erectile Dysfunction Sometimes called impotence, Erectile Dys Taunton is more common in older men but may affect a man of any age. There is a correlation between gum disease and ED, putting men who are exposed to chronic inflammation that's associated with ED at risk for damaged blood vessels. Impotence is one of the results of ED. Oral Cancer Men with a history of gum disease are at an increased risk of developing oral cancer when compared to men without periodontal disease. There is a 14% increase in oral cancer risks, which is a substantial number. However, it's more than just oral cancer that men are at risk for if they don't care for their teeth and mouth. There's also a 54% increased risk of pancreatic cancer, and a 40% increased risk of developing blood cancers. Final Thoughts Women and children must also focus on maintaining their oral health to keep their teeth looking their best. However, it's especially crucial for men to maintain their oral health and keep their smile great for a long time to come. Good oral health also reduces risks of developing the condition above and others that negatively impact your life....
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All Posts:
How Gum Disease Affects Men
6/11/2019
4 Things You Can do to Improve Your Oral Health
6/4/2019
How Breastfeeding Impacts the Oral Health
5/28/2019
Women Unique Oral Health Issues are Cause for Concern
5/19/2019
A Battle of the Genders: When It Comes to Your Oral Health, Gender is Important
5/7/2019
How do Women's Hormones Affect Oral Health?
5/1/2019
What Is Gingivitis?
4/23/2019
Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?
4/17/2019
Am I Too Old To Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
4/9/2019
10 Things You Didn't Know Your Dentist Was Doing at Your Checkup
3/26/2019
Why Replacing Lost Teeth is Important
3/19/2019
Unsung Heroes Of The Dental World
3/3/2019
Unseen Dangers Of Charcoal Whitening
2/25/2019
Benefits Of Laser Bacterial Reduction
2/12/2019
Periodontal Disease and Heart Health
2/5/2019
Common Dental Questions
1/29/2019
Root Canals: What You Need to Know
1/20/2019
Are You Addicted To Soda?
1/8/2019
The Psychology Of Smiling And Cosmetic Dentistry
1/1/2019
Ways To Prevent Tooth Decay
12/25/2018
Proper Brushing Techniques
12/18/2018
Modeling Good Oral Health Habits For Children
12/11/2018
Different Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures
12/4/2018
A Pain Free Holiday Season
11/27/2018
Getting Your Teeth Cleaned During Pregnancy
11/20/2018
The Importance Of X-Rays
11/13/2018
Indispensable Gear
11/6/2018
Surprising Foods That Are Actually Good For Your Teeth
10/30/2018
A Sweet approach To Halloween Treats
10/22/2018
5 Foods That Can Naturally Whiten Your Teeth
10/2/2018
Overcoming Dental Phobia
9/18/2018
Do You Have Sinus Pressure or a Toothache?
9/11/2018
Why Checkups Are Essential
9/9/2018
Invisalign
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Dental Laser Therapy
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Implants and Their Longevity
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Periodontal Therapy and Homecare Compliance
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How Oral Health Impacts Overall Health
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