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How Can Poor Oral Health Impact Your Body?

To open your eyes and even further, here are a few of the serious consequences that many develop if you don’t take care of your teeth.

You know the common results of neglecting to follow a healthy oral care regimen – bad breath, potential cavities and irritated gums are problems that are likely to surface. Unfortunately, however, there are even greater risks. Many people don't realize just how important it is to take care of your mouth, as it's the door to the rest of the body. Without a proper oral care routine, your immune system is put in jeopardy, which may lead to a number of chronic conditions in the future.

To open your eyes even wider, here are a few of the serious consequences that may develop if you don't take care of your teeth:

Cardiovascular Disease
According to the Cleveland Clinic, certain studies have found that harmful bacteria in the mouth that lead to the development of periodontal disease can also move into the bloodstream. This bacteria then cause a spike in C-reactive protein, which can inflame blood vessels and increase one's risk for experiencing a stroke or developing heart disease.

Pregnancy Complications
Did you know that bad oral health can lead to complications during pregnancy? According to research conducted by the Society for General Microbiology, bad bacteria found in the mother's mouth can move into the bloodstream and transmit to the amniotic fluid of the unborn child. This can lead to premature delivery, premature contraction, an infection to the baby or low birth weight for the baby.

Pregnancy complications may occur without taking proper care of your oral cavity.Pregnancy complications may occur without taking proper care of your oral cavity.

Research led by Peter B. Lockhart from the Department of Oral Medicine at the Carolinas Medical Center determined that poor oral hygiene is a risk factor for developing endocarditis-related bacteremia. Endocarditis occurs when bacteria from a certain area of the body makes its way to the heart from the blood stream, which can cause infection, fever and fatigue.

Other conditions that may be linked to oral health include diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease and even certain cancers. 

How to Prioritize Oral Wellness
To ensure your oral cavity is always in prime condition, make sure to brush and floss daily, eliminate refined sugars from your diet and visit the dentist regularly. We also recommend taking the extra step by supplementing with our Oral Health Probiotics. Our unique product is made up of beneficial ingredients, including the clinically-proven BLIS K12 probiotic strain, and works its way from the oral cavity down to the gastrointestinal tract, providing the utmost protection for the digestive tract while supporting the immune system. Not only does it build strong teeth and gums, but it also helps to support healthy ears, nose, throat and sinuses and is beneficial for all age groups.

What are you waiting for? It's time to stop neglecting your oral cavity and start taking our Oral Health Probiotics today.


  1. Wow! This is some good information. I guess a person would never have thought about bad stuff in your mouth would have a impact on the body. I use the oral health probiotic and I have seen great results from using it. I will have to share with others and let them know how important it is to use a good supplement like the oral health.

  2. Neil Trotter September 25, 2017

    Hi, Could you inquire to see if tooth cavities have a direct influence on eye problems including cataracts and glaucoma. Keep up the too work. Pastor Neil Trotter and may God bless your ministry.

  3. Angela Solomon September 26, 2017

    Great reminder to take care of our teeth and gums! The Hydro Floss Oral Irrigator from Hallelujah Diet works great to help clean the teeth and gums!

  4. Most people have no clue that your oral health can negatively impact your overall health if left unchecked. Harmful bacteria can find it’s way into your bloodstream and eventually affect your heart. Yet another reason to make sure to properly clean and care for your teeth and gums.

  5. It seems HA is promoting products more than menu/diet advice

  6. Oral health is so important! Thank you for this information. Oral health probiotic is wonderful!

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