Asthma and Your Oral Health: What You Need to Know
Asthma medications can cause dry mouth, leading to bacterial buildup.
Asthma can cause mouth breathing, leading to dry mouth and less saliva production.
Asthma increases the risk of gum disease, causing inflammation and bleeding.
Asthma patients' increased consumption of sugary foods raises tooth decay risk.
Lead To Tooth Decay
Asthma inhaler use can create an ideal environment for oral thrush.
Stomach acid flows back into the esophagus causing acid reflux.
Poorly managed asthma in children can impact the growth of teeth and jaw due to insufficient oxygen.
Affect Tooth Development
Neglected oral health can exacerbate asthma symptoms and management challenges.
Oral Health Problems
People with asthma should have regular dental checkups to detect problems early
Regular Dental Checkups