Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods which help you grow. Teeth also help you speak clearly and they help you look your best. Taking care of your teeth prevents plaque from growing. Plaque is a clear film of bacteria or “sugar bugs” that stick to your teeth.
Everybody loves the brilliance of a friendly smile and the pleasure of chewing their favorite foods. But in the 1990’s, researchers discovered a correlation between gum disease and other health problems, including heart disease. Over the last 30 years, evidence has continued to link oral and general health. Here’s a fascinating look at what we know, and how you can help control your risk.