Brushing teeth after every meal is one of the most overlooked ways of achieving health. Dental specialists like the American Dental Association recommend brushing and flossing every day and regularly visiting the dentist. Proper oral hygiene prevents cavities and odour. However, here are extremely harmful effects of not brushing your teeth.
– Oral Cancer, of which 80% of cases can be tied to oral diseases caused by the HPV virus and smoking.
– Gingivitis, a serious dental disease of the gums that causes bad breath and whose patients may not be aware of infection, until advanced stages.
– Research has linked gum diseases to Diabetes through creating insulin resistance and indicated poor oral health as a sign of heart disease.
Ensure a bright smile and good oral hygiene by brushing regularly, replacing your toothbrush once in four months and visiting your dentist.
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