The risk of osteoporosis and more depends on the health of the teeth and oral cavity
Lack of magnesium, potassium, and other trace elements in the body, as well as the risk of breaking an arm or leg from the slightest fall. Is directly related to the condition of the teeth.
Scientists have found that both age-related changes in the mouth and teeth in old age and insufficient care at a younger age are associated with a lack of many trace elements. This affects the condition of the bones, making them more fragile. The results of the study are published by Nutrients.
Effect on your teeth a lack of many trace elements:
- Calcium not only makes our bones and teeth strong. Also, this trace element helps cells divide, is responsible for blood clotting, the passage of nerve impulses. Calcium-rich dairy foods, eggs, fish, nuts, and green vegetables.
- Potassium is needing no less, it is responsible for muscle strength, cardiovascular and nervous systems.
- Without magnesium, the heart and blood vessels, and muscles will also suffer, this element helps us to be energetic. Potassium and magnesium are in bananas, white beans, avocados, melons, green apples, seeds and nuts, pumpkins, seafood.
But for all these important trace elements for our health to be assimilated, the teeth and oral cavity must be healthy.
So don’t forget:
- Brush your teeth 2 times a day, use dental floss.
- Visit the dentist ideally 2 times a year, but at least annually.
- Treat caries on time, do not start inflammatory processes in the oral cavity, if any.
Scientists also found that a deficiency of phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and other trace elements important for bone health can harm your teeth. Therefore, timely treatment of caries, cracks in the teeth, inflammatory processes in the gums and oral cavity in general – is the prevention of osteoporosis and micronutrient deficiency.
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