I was reading the Wall Street Journal yesterday, December 27, 2011 when I noticed that the front page was completely devouted to the relationship between oral and systemic health. The article is entittled “If Your Teeth Could Talk . . . “
“We have lots of data showing a direct correlation between inflammation in the mouth and inflammation in the body,” says Anthony Iacopino, director of the International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health, which opened at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry in Canada in 2008.