At Humbert Road Dentistry, our Alton dentists are focused on providing our patients with a superior level of service. We truly care about helping people perfect their smiles and enjoy healthier oral care. For this reason, we offer services that focus on oral systemic health. If you are wondering what type of care this is, you are not alone. Many patients are completely unaware of the fact that their dental health can affect their overall health.
Poor oral health has been linked to serious diseases, including:
Study after study has proven that poor oral health can lead to other health complications. For this reason, it is crucial to see a dental professional who understands this connection and how to adjust treatment options for each individual patient. AAOSH Health Professionals show a special interest in the general well-being and overall health of their patients. By utilizing emerging science and advanced technologies, they are able to provide patients with more effective treatment, addressing health risks and reducing disease threats.
Gum disease has been repeatedly linked to other diseases, as damaged gums can expose a person to additional health complications. Oral cancer, TMJ, and other oral health care issues have also been linked to further medical symptoms. These connections continue to highlight the importance of having effective dental care that is aimed at addressing a person's overall health.
Dr. Timothy Pranger, one of our skilled dentists, is an AAOSH Health Professional, which means that he fully understands and practices with an oral systemic mindset. As a member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, he provides patients with well-rounded dental services that take into consideration a patient's entire health care. Contact us today if you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pranger.
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