Our Health presents A Happy Mouth - A Happy Body

Our Health presents A Happy Mouth - A Happy Body

Tue · April 4, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$0.00

Oral health is essential to general health and well-being at every stage
of life. A healthy mouth enables not only nutrition of the physical body,
but also enhances social interaction and promotes self-esteem and feelings
of well-being. The mouth serves as a “window” to the rest of the body,
providing signals of general health disorders. For example, mouth lesions
may be the first signs of HIV infection, aphthous ulcers are occasionally
a manifestation of Coeliac disease or Crohn’s disease, pale and bleeding
gums can be a marker for blood disorders, bone loss in the lower jaw can
be an early indicator of skeletal osteoporosis, and changes in tooth
appearance can indicate bulimia or anorexia. The presence of many
compounds (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, opiates, drugs, hormones,
environmental toxins, antibodies) in the body can also be detected in the
saliva.

Venue Information:
Rotary Hall
333 King St.
Midland, ON, L4R 3M7