Thursday, June 25, 2009

Take Care of Your Heart and Mind: Brush and Floss Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing is not only good for your teeth and gums, but also for your heart and mind.
Brushing and flossing your teeth daily does more than help prevent cavities, periodontal (gum) disease and bad breath. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, having healthy teeth and gums also lowers your risk of heart disease and stroke. And now researchers at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may also do something else -- prevent memory loss. Read more

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