By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
July 17, 2019
Most physicians don’t have much training in oral health. They don’t have a lot of interest in it, either. After all, there are dentists, periodontists and endodontists to take care of those concerns.
But as a certified functional medicine physician, I have a great deal of interest in what is going on in your mouth. And for good reason…
I notice that patients with gum conditions and dental problems are more likely to experience more serious health concerns than people who have good oral health. And there is a reason for this.
As it turns out, all of those nasty, gum-destroying bacteria (P. gingivalis and others) don’t just stay in your mouth. They also escape into your bloodstream. Continue reading