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Your Dental Health Affects Your Skin

Updated: Dec 18, 2018

Did you know that oral health can have an impact on how your skin looks? Learn more about things that your dermatologist would want to share with you.

Key takeaways:

Regular dental cleaning and checkups have a role to play in maintaining healthy skin. Poor dental health may lead to loss of bone density around the jaws.

Good dental health and bone density are critical for the prevention of perioral wrinkles.

Use of supplements such as collagen supplementation will help boost the proteins in the skin, collage and elastin.

Therefore, use a broad spectrum sunscreen daily with an SPF 30 or higher, and reapply every two hours when in the sun. You should also moisturize, moisturize, moisturize to maintain the skin barrier.

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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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