Dentist Sandy Springs: It’s Your Mouth and Your Health

Dunwoody Dentist near meWhile usually overlooked, tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer are chronic oral diseases. For those who don’t understand, a chronic disease is a health condition that lasts a long time and can affect people of any age. But the vast majority of chronic diseases can be prevented, and yet they are still the leading cause of poor health, including poor oral health.

The risk factors for oral diseases include poor oral hygiene, an unhealthy diet, using tobacco, tobacco-like products and drinking too much alcohol. These risk factors and others, like not getting enough physical activity and sleep apnea raise the risk of heart disease, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.

Knowing the risk factors for chronic diseases can help you to prevent them, which is why you see us on a regular basis. Eating healthy food, brushing with fluoride toothpaste, drinking water with fluoride are only part of the process. But keeping your regular visits to the dentist and dental hygienist help to promote good global health. Call now for your oral health.

Novy Scheinfeld, DDS, PC

Zoey Bock, MS, DMD

Hanna Orland, DMD

290 Carpenter Drive, 200A

Sandy Springs, GA 30328

404-256-3620

And

3781 Chamblee Dunwoody Road

Chamblee, GA 30341

770-455-6076

info@rightsmilecenter.com

www.rightsmilecenter.com

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