In the United States, having a healthy smile means everything. Not only do 99% of adults believe that a healthy smile is socially important, but a healthy smile is also indicative of positive overall health. For example, poor oral hygiene and periodontal disease are linked to a number of chronic conditions and diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and dementia. Additionally, having poor oral health can cost you in many ways. For example, cavities can lead to expensive oral surgery and the need for painful and costly procedures.
While part of having excellent oral health is certainly genetic, as many are predisposed to cavities and periodontal disease, it isn’t entirely difficult to have Continue reading