How Does Your Overall Health Affect Your Smile?

Educating Midvale Dental Patients About Little-Known Risks

Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and seeing us at The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale for regular checkups.

Did you know your dental health can be impacted by your general health? There are many common medical conditions that pose a risk to oral health. Just a few examples:

  1. Diabetics with high blood glucose often have a higher risk of dental issues.
  2. A persistent dry mouth due to an inadequate amount of saliva can accelerate tooth decay, cause or contribute to gum disease, and trigger chronic bad breath. Many common medications can cause dry mouth.
  3. Acid reflux in children and adults is associated with a host of dental problems such as decay and periodontal disease.

At The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale the health of our patients is our single biggest priority. Patients from Salt Lake City, Cottonwood Heights, Murray, and Sugar House call us for dental implants, complete cosmetic dentistry, and much more. Call for an appointment today!

Contact The Fort Union Dentist:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1275 E. Fort Union Blvd Ste 200
Midvale, Utah


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