DYK? untreated oral diseases can potentially increase your risk of developing other health conditions like bacterial pneumonia. Regular dental checkups can also detect things like diabetes early on.
May is National Dental Care Month, and you can participate when you...
-Tap "Join" above.
-Practice the following good dental habits (and share at least one tip with friends, family, or on social media):
1️⃣ Brush your teeth 3 times a day and floss regularly.
Cleaning your teeth reduces the chances of cavities and keeps your gums healthy.
2️⃣ Reduce the number of sugary snacks you eat and the amount of coffee you drink.
Sugar puts you at a higher risk of cavities, and coffee can discolor your teeth and erode your enamel.
3️⃣ Visit your dentist twice a year.
Regular checkups are a good way to prevent extensive and expensive dental work.
4️⃣ If you smoke, consider quitting.
Smoking can cause tooth discoloration, bad breath, and more!
-Tap "Complete" below, and be sure to share to inspire others to get involved.
Build your helping network by inviting others to join.
Source: Suri Dental Group, Locust Family Dentistry