Can Good Oral Hygiene Save Your Life?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of healthy ways to save yourself from a heart attack or stroke? We’re betting it is something along the lines of eating healthy, drinking enough water, or exercising. But did you know oral hygiene is an influential factor in saving your life from more than just gum disease. What goes on in your mouth could potentially affect the rest of your body including your heart. That is why we’re here to make you think twice before ditching your next dentist appointment. Take note from Dr. Oz  as he explains the importance of oral hygiene in the article below.

Can Good Oral Hygiene Save Your Life?

Unhealthy oral hygiene is never good for anyone, that is why it is extremely important to visit your doctor on a regular basis because people do not realize the harmful effects it can have on one’s health. We encourage you and your loved ones to visit your dentist regularly, brush daily, and floss daily. If you have any questions about dental health care or need to schedule an appointment, please give My Family Dental a call and we will be more than happy to answer any questions or concerns regarding your oral health! 480-649-4000.

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