Oral Hygiene

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Oral Hygiene

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Why You Apply Data to Your Teeth

Thanks to technology you’re already aware that you log 10,000 steps a day, get about three hours of REM sleep a night, and rarely exceed your allotted daily 2,200 calories. But how much data are you collecting about your plaque buildup?

Probably not enough. Some 96 percent of Americans have tooth decay by the time they hit age 65 according to a recent study by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than a quarter of Americans have untreated cavities, according to the study.

It gets worse. One Harvard study found that men with a history of periodontitis had a 64 percent higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer than those…

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 Why You Apply Data to Your Teeth

From a public health point of view, the biggest problem with oral care is that most people aren’t taking basic measures to protect their teeth and gums.

6 Great Dental Hygiene Tips For Healthy, White Teeth

Having bad dental hygiene can make it difficult for anyone to say something as simple as cheese or to smile.

7 Dental Hygiene Products That’ll Give You A Bright And Healthy Smile

Brushing your teeth is such a natural part of your routine (we hope) that you may not give much thought to whether you’re actually doing it correctly. Knowing exactly what to do and how often to do it makes a significant difference in the overall health and appearance of your smile.


Good oral hygiene helps to prevent dental problems - mainly plaque and tartar (calculus) which are the main causes of gum disease and caries (tooth decay). Good oral hygiene may also help to prevent or delay dental erosion.

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