6 reasons why dental care is more important than you think

As it turns out, brushing your teeth is linked to your overall health in many ways.

We all brush our teeth twice a day without thinking much about it, a daily habit instilled in us by our parents from a young age. In all honesty, I never liked brushing my teeth when I was a child. If it weren’t for my parents threatening me with various punishments, I probably wouldn’t have the dental health that I do now. Thankfully, I listened and brushed. I really had no choice. However, I don’t believe my parents understood the true implications of good dental hygiene. A routine trip to the dentist resulted in a lecture about how brushing your teeth prevents cavities and yellowing teeth. Little was said about the deeper effects of dental care. Little did I know there was much more beneath the surface. As it turns out, brushing your teeth is linked to your overall health in many ways. Here are 6 reasons why dental care is so important.
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5 reasons why you should switch out your toothbrush

Did you know that from continued use, your toothbrush starts wearing out and loses its effectiveness?

Throughout history, the importance of dental hygiene has been proven again and again. Brushing twice a day and flossing are two things you can easily do at home to make sure your smile stays bright and your gums stay strong. Brushing your teeth twice is a day is a great habit that can prevent cavities and periodontal diseases. But did you know that from continued use, your toothbrush starts wearing out and loses its effectiveness slowly over a period of 3 months. Dentists highly recommend that anyone that wants good dental hygiene’s change their toothbrush every 3 months. If that doesn’t convince you then here are 5 reasons why you should switch out your toothbrush.
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