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Oral hygiene and health according to the NY Times.

Oral hygiene and health according to the NY Times. Going to the dentist and having regular checkups combined with regular brushing does more than keep your teeth healthy and prevent gum disease. According to a recent NY Times article, poor dental hygiene has been associated with a range of health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, dementia, and more. According to experts, bacteria can thrive in the mouth when it is not kept clean.   Food particles not only affect the teeth but are a breeding ground for many unhealthy bacteria that can affect us in ways we cannot imagine. Nearly 50% Read More »