We all know that brushing your teeth is important to keep your breath smelling good and keep your mouth healthy. But do you know the reason and science behind why brushing your teeth keeps you healthy? Find out here!

Keeps plaque away

Brushing twice a day keeps the plaque away! By eating and drinking throughout the day, plaque builds up on your teeth. If you don’t brush every day, that plaque builds up on your teeth and can cause tooth decay and gum diseases.

Prevents Gingivitis

Gingivitis is when you have swollen, sensitive gums caused by not brushing your teeth and allowing bacteria to build up in your mouth. If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, you might have irritated gums or an early stage of gum disease.

Tooth decay

If you fail to brush your teeth for an extended period of time, your teeth can start to decay and cause infections, inflammation.

Prevents Pneumonia

Any pathogen or germs hanging out in your mouth can go into your lungs when you breathe. This can cause illness and other diseases if not taken care of. Brush your teeth and stay healthy!

We’re here to help keep your mouth healthy when professional cleanings to blast away plaque and check for cavities and other problems. Give us a call today to schedule your appointment!

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