THE MOUTH - a reflection of our health
Reproduced with the kind permission of the Dutch Association of Medical Dental Integration (VMTI) together with the KNMT Oral Health Foundation.
There is increasing evidence that a healthy mouth is important for a person's general health. Disorders in the mouth can be a signal for problems elsewhere in the body. There are also possible links between oral health and diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and rheumatism.