Eight Reasons Why Oral Health Matters to Your Whole Body

Eight Reasons Why Oral Health Matters to Your Whole Body

As a matter of fact, Comfort Care Dental has observed that a healthy mouth has immense positive benefits for the entire body. Here are a few of them:

  1. Getting rid of oral bacteria: The biggest benefit of having great oral health is that it makes you have a great entry into your digestive system. Oral bacteria cause inflammation in your mouth that leads to plaque depositing around your teeth. This way, when you keep your mouth clean, you automatically take care of possible plaque depositing around your teeth.
  2. A healthy mouth decreases your risk of dementia: Most of the people, who have had a disciplined schedule to have great oral hygiene, tend to have the right anchors for memory – hence ensuring they do not suffer with dementia later in life.
  3. A healthy mouth is good for your bones
  4. A healthy mouth directly allows the body to absorb the vitamins and nutrients from the body in a more systematic way. Since the chewing rhythms are naturally optimal, it ensures that the food is properly processes and digested.

  5. A healthy mouth is good for your pregnancy
  6. For pregnant women, it is imperative to have top hygiene practices all around. These hygiene practices start with the very mouth.

  7. A healthy mouth prevents heart infections
  8. Most heart infections are caused by the arteries getting choked by cholesterol and other foods that are not chewed and synthesized properly, resulting in deposits inside the body. A healthy mouth was stop that even before it develops.

  9. A healthy mouth is good for your sexual health
  10. In mammals, especially humans, hygiene can be a great aphrodisiac for attracting partners. It shows that the individual is responsible and handles herself/himself with poise.

  11. A healthy mouth promotes healthy blood sugars
  12. Now – certain blood sugars important for the body to be consumed at regular intervals. A healthy mouth ensures the blood sugar levels are in control. As a matter of fact, both blood sugars and hygienic mouth levels have a direct correlation showing the positive effect in one helps in keeping the other in control as well.

  13. A healthy mouth exuberates confidence

Finally – there is nothing as valuable as a confident smile for the human psyche.

We are opening with changes to keep you safe!

We are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you, very soon! We will be opening our clinic for all your dental care needs on June 1st. Until then, we are still available for any emergency and urgent dental care you may require.

Our office will have a number of changes designed around giving you a safe, efficient and comfortable experience.

Here’s what to expect:

To book an appointment, please follow the steps below:

Call the office line:

Be prepared to answer the following questions;

  • Have you experienced a fever, cough, runny nose or difficulty breathing in the last two weeks, as we will need to know prior to booking?
  • Have you travelled outside of Alberta within the last 14 days?
  • Have you been diagnosed with covid19 or come in contact with a known covid 19 case?

What we will need from you:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment and be patient as we follow rigorous and mandated Covid 19 protocols including a health screening prior to your appointment. Please sanitize your hands when you arrive.
  • Please come to your appointment wearing a mask.
  • Be prepared for us to take your temperature at the time of your visit using a no-contact thermometer
  • Be prepared to fill out a covid health questionnaire and consent for treatment form when you arrive.
  • If you have changes to your insurance, please call the office ahead of time to update this information.

Waiting Room:

  • Accompaniment of patients will be limited to one essential caregiver and one parent of minors; all others will be asked to wait in their vehicle outside the clinic.

What the clinic is doing to ensure your safety:

  • Enhanced cleaning methods with approved sanitization products
  • Hand Sanitization station-please sanitize your hands when you arrive
  • Staggered appointment times to allow for cleaning in between patients
  • Plexiglas barrier at the front desk to minimize exposure between staff and patient.
  • Tap payments (no cash payments will be accepted at this time)
  • All team members will be pre-screened before and when they arrive to work to ensure they are healthy to work. Any team member that does not pass the screening will be asked to go home. We are doing this to ensure we are keeping you and all our team members safe. All team members will be wearing the appropriate PPE at all times and employing high standards of hand hygiene and infection control
  • All service personnel and couriers will be screened and asked to sanitize when they arrive and all deliveries will be sprayed and stored to sanitize before handling

The above changes may take some time to get used to and may seem overwhelming, but we are making them because the health of our patients and staff remains our top priority.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your support to help maintain a safe environment in our clinic.

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