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Oral Hygiene

Having poor oral hygiene can lead to gingivitis (gum inflammation), which can progress to periodontitis (loss of soft tissue and bone structures which support teeth) if left untreated. Periodontitis is a serious medical condition that can lead to tooth loss.

Having poor oral hygiene can lead to gingivitis (gum inflammation), which can progress to periodontitis (loss of soft tissue and bone structure which support teeth) if left untreated. Periodontitis is a serious medical condition that can lead to tooth loss. 

Having poor oral health can also negatively impact your overall health due to bacteria from your gums entering your bloodstream. These bacteria can then travel to your organs and start new infections that spread throughout your body.

You can remove bacterial plaque by correctly cleaning your teeth. Maintaining a thorough oral hygiene routine is the key. This includes:

toothbrush 1 Brushing twice daily
dental floss 1  Flossing daily
avatar 1 1  Regular preventative care by visiting a dentist and hygienist. Regular hygiene (cleaning) appointments will remove calculus buildup and bacteria under your gum line.

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