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With so much stress in our world around us, it’s easy to lose track of simple habits like brushing your teeth. This can result in dangerous health effects. Did you know there is a link between your oral health and your overall body health? Well, it’s true!

As you age, you can be at higher risks for other dental conditions if you neglect your oral health. Some of these conditions include:

· Dry mouth
· Sensitivity to medications
· Root and coronal caries
· Periodontitis

If you have poor dental habits, you can be at higher risk of these conditions and can have other conditions occur such as cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss, which could also lead to bone loss over time. That is why taking care of your oral health is vital as you age. Easy tips to help keep your smile in classic shape include:

· Brush your teeth twice a day, for two minutes a day
· Floss daily
· Change your toothbrush every 3-4 months
· Visit your dentist once every six months

If you would like more information on how to keep your smile in excellent, classic shape, please call our office at 740-454-6644 and set up an appointment. We are happy to help keep your smile healthy during this sugary season. So, call us today and make an appointment. We are always happy to take your call.