A Guide to a Clean and Healthy Mouth
by Dr. David Steuer, DMD, MMsC
Throughout history, experts relied on windows into our health: the eyes to check on the soul, the mouth to gauge strength and longevity. Animals were bought and sold based on this window philosophy. Today, as in ancient times, the windows are more relevant than ever. There is mounting research to show that the overall health of your mouth does in fact mirror or represent the condition and health of your body. This research shows that maintaining a healthy oral cavity may be linked to overall long-term health and quality of life.