With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, we wanted to take the time to write about BASMA’s dedication and full support towards bettering women’s health. Through monthly screenings to the minute details of keeping oral hygiene at a 10/10. Read up on how oral hygiene plays a part in a women’s health and well-being. 

What does the research show?

Extensive research has shown findings of the following: 1) Women who have poor hygiene are 11 times more likely to develop and later be diagnosed with cancer. 2) There are links as well as a direct correlation between gum diseases such as, dental plaque, cavities, and bad breath. To sum it up briefly, researchers explained that this phenomena occurs as a result of a systematic inflammation due to bacteria causing gum disease. As this bacteria disperses in the body (and the bloodstream as well) it makes its way into the circulatory system affecting breast tissue.

Signs and Symptoms of gum disease

BASMA.com has always been an advocate for quality care, and excellent orthodontic treatment, we advise all women to get regular dental checkups every 6 months. We’ve also written a list of tips to keep your teeth game strong! As for symptoms there are certain ones all women need to be aware of to keep themselves in check.

  1. Swollen or puffy gums.
  2. Gums that bleed easily.
  3. Loose teeth or loss of teeth.
  4. Painful chewing.

Blood work findings have also shown that women may be more susceptive to such gum diseases, and are advised to keep track of their oral hygiene to prevent any further escalations.

How can I help myself?

For starters, BASMA.com extends its hand towards bettering women’s health through top-notch products and state-of-the-art telehealth technology. If you haven’t already heard of our smart electric toothbrush; you can check it out here. BASMA’s electric toothbrush is powered at different frequency levels to ensure proper dental care. It polishes, and cleans out all remaining residues to prevent plaque build-up as well as stabilizes your gum’s surface (in case you have sensitive gums!). BASMA.com will have you smiling from ear to ear because it falls within our mission statement to make sure that we provide convenient and affordable ways of treating your teeth! Nonetheless, we strive to get you smiling again through customized treatment plans with our invisible aligners.

To all the women out there: We see you, we hear you, and we are in utmost support of you wherever you may be!

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