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The Tooth-Organ relationship
Problem areas in the oral cavity affect more than the teeth and gums. Findings from a study by Dr. Reinhold Voll and Dr. Fritz Kramer show that problems in the tooth and jaw area have demonstrable consequences for individual organs and the body as a whole.
There is a tooth-organ relationship within the body, meaning that certain teeth or sections of the jaw have an impact on different organs. Conversely, disorders involving individual organs can have an impact on certain teeth or regions of the oral cavity. For instance, one can see a clear relationship between the teeth and organs such as the bladder, intestines, heart, or the hormonal and immune systems. Conditions such as hypertension, depression, or increased sensitivity to light can be due to dental problems as well. This is why it is important for patients with symptoms of unknown origin to undergo a holistic physical examination that takes into account the relevant tooth-organ relationships.