How Does Your Overall Health Affect Your Smile?

The connection between your dental health and overall health is by now well-established. At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, regular checkups help you stay in good health.

There are many common medical conditions that pose a risk to dental health.

  1. Diabetes patients with high blood glucose often have a higher risk of dental issues. If you have diabetes, let’s talk.
  2. A persistent dry mouth due to an inadequate amount of saliva can accelerate tooth decay, cause or contribute to gum disease, and trigger chronic bad breath. Many medications cause dry mouth. This side effect is not only unpleasant, it can be dangerous.
  3. Acid reflux is associated with a host of dental problems such as decay and periodontal disease.

At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, the health of our patients is always our top priority. Services include general and restorative dentistry. Call for an appointment today!

About the Practice

Dr. Ellis Shwarts and his skilled team have proudly served the dental needs of patients and families in the Richardson, TX community for several years! A Dallas native, Dr. Shwarts received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and has spent countless hours educating himself and honing his skills so that he can provide a truly unmatched level of care. The practice offers a comprehensive range of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative treatment options. If you have any questions about the article or would like to schedule your next visit, feel free to contact the practice online or over the phone for further assistance: (972) 525-9283.

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