Hi Samurai - You've asked some important questions. Dental and oral health are important components of wellness. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, poor or lacking dental health care may have negative effects on a range of conditions including pregnancy, diabetes and heart disease.
To get you started, here's the link to the dental and oral health page on EmpowHer:
In terms of the very specific questions you've asked, we've contacted an expert to get more information, and will have additional information for you soon.
Take good care,