A collaboration between Columbia University College of Dental Medicine—one of the nation’s top dental schools—and Aetna, Simple Steps To Better Dental Health® is a comprehensive dental information website.
You may have heard of the mind-body connection, but what about the mouth-body connection? To many people, a dental visit is about getting their teeth cleaned, having a tooth pulled or getting a filling. However, a dental visit is not just about teeth. It is also about your overall health. What goes on in your mouth can affect the rest of your body. What goes on in your body also can have an effect on your mouth.
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