Spreading the Disease
Did you know…
Dental cavities and gum disease have bacterial agents that are infectious diseases, and they can be transmitted to those around you. The control of bacterial transmission from mother to child has been studied, along with its results on their children’s dental cavities and on their siblings’ bacterial levels and dental cavities. This also applies to the transmission of bacteria and viruses between spouses, boyfriends and girlfriends.  The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is one of the leading causes of oral cancer and it  is spread through oral sex and kissing.
If you or your loved ones have oral health problems (both diagnosed or undiagnosed) the bacteria and viruses linked to gum disease, tooth decay and HPV can be spread to your friends, family and loved ones. Make sure you and your loved ones are not infecting each other or your children with viruses and  oral bacteria that can change the oral health and create a potentially expensive life long oral health problem for those around you.  See a dentist for cleanings and examinations and get help before you hurt the ones you love. Over 80% of American Adults have some level of gum disease and as previously mention it is transmittable to those around you . This is still one of the most prevalent infectious diseases that is still relatively unknown due to lack of media attention and yet virtually everyone has some form of gum disease and a history of cavities. You can reduce this problem with proper oral health and visiting a dentist. Don’t harm your children and your loved ones see a dentist regularly to reduce the risk of spreading the disease.