Posted on 24th January 2022 at 14:14
Good oral hygiene is key to healthy teeth. Oral hygiene mainly focuses on your gum health, which is essential as your teeth require the foundation of healthy gums to stand the test of time. Did you know patients with advanced gum disease (periodontal disease) are three times more likely to develop diabetes, 25% more susceptible to the risk of cardiovascular disease and 20% more likely to develop hypertension? Scary right? With this in mind, it isn’t just your oral health that will suffer from a bad oral hygiene routine.