Dental health and muscles: together and scrambled
Our dental health is closely related to general health, something that is unknown to the general public.
It is this concept that causes the birth of a speciality called Sports Dentistry in order to implement the study, control, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries that happen in the mouth and other parts of our body like neck or back, for example.
The mouth, teeth, is one of the elements careless of our body and, without realizing it, having some infections in it (tooth decay for example), can lead to problems higher nature in the rest of the body directly affecting other organ systems such as vision, hearing, tonic system – postural, digestive, nervous and circulatory, among others.
These bacteria that cause the problems produce some inflammatory mediators: are distributed that the body as a vehicle taking blood. The blood thereby depositing these bacteria in muscles and joints, with the consequence muscle tears, joint pain or tendinous injuries.
Usually this is not such ailments related to dental health, so an athlete or a person may be longer than necessary for a solution to the problem.