If you have asthma, you have more reasons to visit the dentist for regular checkups. Asthma patients have dry mouths due to breathing in through the mouth.
– Having a dry mouth means there is no adequate saliva to protect teeth from harmful bacteria.
– Asthma patients can protect their dental health by brushing regularly and flossing after meals.
– Lack of special attention by the dentist can cause gingivitis and periodontitis, all which damage bone tissue.
Ensure to practice healthy oral habits and regularly visit the dentist for for assessments.
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