Update: How gum inflammation can impact the body’s immune response
In December 2020 we had written a post about why it is still important (and safe) to continue your regular dental hygiene visits. One of the reasons for this is because we want to lower inflammation levels in our body, as it can “prime” our immune system and result in a poorer response to other inflammatory diseases such as COVID-19 and Heart Disease.
The Canadian Dental Association just interviewed a researcher who recently published an article on this topic. Please click on the link below to watch at 10 minute video on why/how even gingivitis can harm our normal immune response.