A healthy mouth and healthy body go hand in hand. Good oral hygiene and oral health can improve your overall health, reducing the risk of serious disease and perhaps even preserving your memory in your golden years. The phrase "healthy mouth, healthy you" really is true - and backed by scientific evidence.
Good dental hygiene:
- Boosts your self esteem
- Helps pregnant women carry babies to term
- Preserves your memory
- May lower risk of heart disease
- Reduces risks of infection and inflammation in your body
- Helps keep blood sugar stable if you have diabetes