Did You Know?
- It is best to brush your teeth before breakfast and bed. Brushing your teeth before drinking coffee or having something to eat ensures that you are not swallowing the bacteria that has built up in your mouth while you slept.
- 75% of the United States population suffers from some stage of periodontal gum disease. And no matter how great a person’s teeth may look, unhealthy gums will eventually lead to tooth loss. Brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and getting regular dental check ups are the best prevention against gum disease and tooth loss.
- Recent research suggests that the health of your gums affects the health of many of your body’s organs. Maintaining your gums and teeth is the first step to improving your overall health.