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In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares research on the importance of gum health, oral health, and its connection with living longer. Even if you fear going to the dentist, it’s critical for overall health, living longer, and blood sugar control. Visiting the dentist for teeth cleaning and regular dental exams is critical for good health.
Dental Treatment Helps Lower Hemoglobin A1c: https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59025-dental-treatment-helps-lower-your-hemoglobin-a1c CDC and Oral Health: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/conditions/index.html CDC and Cost Related to Dental Issues: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/conditions/index.html Mayo Clinic Overall Health and Oral Health: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/dental/art-20047475 Want to live longer: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3124861/