What Do Your Teeth Say About Your Health?

smiling woman brushing her teeth(BlackDoctor.org) — Though it can be very neglected at times, our mouths are connected to the rest of our bodies.

“Our teeth, gums and surrounding tissue have plenty to say,” says says Anthony Iacopino, dean of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry and a spokesperson for the American Dental Association. “What we see in the mouth can have a significant effect on other organ systems and processes in the body. And the reverse is also true: things that are going on systemically in the body can manifest in the mouth.”

So what are some of the thing your mouth is trying to say?

Dental Warning: Flat, Worn Teeth & Headache
Sign of: Stress