Every time you go to the dentist, you know he's going to say the same thing: “Brush regularly, floss daily and come see me in six months' time.”
But what you don't know is that your dentist's biannual lecture about flossing may have more important implications than simply keeping your gums and teeth healthy.
According to recent research published in PLOS Pathogens, it turns out that the... ››› more
Did you know that bad oral hygiene can lead to heart disease, memory loss and oral diseases? You may think that brushing your teeth twice a day is enough to keep those nasties at bay, but it's a little more complicated than that. Read on to find out how to keep your mouth clean and protect your health…
Do you brush your teeth AFTER breakfast?
If we told you that you’re supposed... ››› more
It's national oral health month in Canada - but this doesn't mean you should just focus on your teeth and gums. Because did you know that taking better care of your oral health will result in better health overall? Here's how to boost your overall health by taking better care of your oral health, and vice versa.
Are you one of millions who dreads a check-up at the dentist?
You... ››› more
Flossing your teeth to prevent Alzheimer's may not sound like a viable prevention but it is, says The Health Science Institute. Because studies show that oral hygiene is just as important for your pearly whites as it is for your mental health. Read on to find out why…
Taking the time and effort to floss might be a wise investment – not just reducing risks for gum disease, heart disease, str... ››› more
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