Health of your mouth affects the general health of the body. There is scientific evidence showing a strong association between gum disease with heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic kidney disease and other conditions. Bacterial infections along with inflammation appear as major causes.
Another issue is the need for strong teeth. Cells of a tooth are replaced within a two year period through mineral metabolism which requires the biological activity for this process to occur along with sufficient necessary nutrients, such calcium, magnesium, strontium, boron and Vitamin D..