1. Discuss the relationship between neglecting oral infections, such as dental decay, gingivitis or periodontal disease, and the risk of damage to major organs including the heart. What exactly is plaque?
2. Discuss the possible damage to the oral cavity, the larynx, the esophagus, and respiratory tree that can be caused by frequent and chronic GERD. Explain the interventions a patient can use to help control GERD.