Asthma and Your Oral Health: What You Need to Know

Asthma medications can cause dry mouth, leading to bacterial buildup.

Dry Mouth

Asthma can cause mouth breathing, leading to dry mouth and less saliva production.

Dental Problems

Asthma increases the risk of gum disease, causing inflammation and bleeding.

Gum Disease

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.

Oral Thrush

Stomach acid flows back into the esophagus causing acid reflux.

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