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5 Reasons to Check Your Teeth Now, Say Health Experts

Many parts of the body are reliant on the health of other parts, and a problem in one area can have far-reaching effects. One area of the body that's crucial to overall health is the teeth, and poor oral health has been linked to a variety of health problems you'd never expect. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID . 1 The Effects of Dirty Teeth A healthy tooth has about 1,000 to 100,000 bacteria living on it. A dirty tooth can host up to 1 billion bacteria. Not keeping your teeth clean can have serious effects on your health. Read on to find out exactly how. 2 Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Periodontal disease affects the bones and gums around teeth, and studies have connected it to health problems such as heart disease and stroke. According to a study of more than 11,750 adults published in the journal Hypertension , researchers found that half of people bei