Flossing is important if you want to effectively remove the plaque between your teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. This plaque that isn’t removed hardens into calculus or tartar and eventually can lead to cavities. Plus flossing helps fight cavities and prevent gum disease.
Researchers have discovered when the gums bleed and become inflamed, it leads to changes in how blood and oxygen flow to the brain.
“This is the big question. For example, if we treat obesity successfully, will this impact periodontal disease to the point of being of clinical relevance compared to control population. Andres Pinto, professor of oral and maxillofacial medicine Source: Case Western Reserve University | December 3, 2019 Obesity and gum (periodontal) disease are among the most […]