Oral health and hearing loss

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Healthy teeth make for an attractive smile, but did you know a healthy mouth may also protect your hearing? While it might be difficult to understand how good oral health can prevent hearing loss, think of it this way: harmful bacteria that develops in your mouth as a result of bad oral health can enter your bloodstream and cause inflammation and narrowing of arteries and blood vessels – including those essential for hearing health in your ears and brain.

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If you are experiencing hearing loss and aren’t sure where to begin with treatment, contact the Grey Bruce Audiology at 519-376-9084