This is the month for planning endless resolutions for the upcoming year.
The top on the list always includes eating healthier, losing weight and exercising. Healthy teeth rarely make an appearance for any resolution, but did you know that proper dental care can actually be a sign of better health?
Based on a study by the Mayo Clinic, it was found that heart disease, clogged arteries and a stroke might be linked to the inflammation and infections that oral bacteria can cause.
Other afflictions such as diabetes, osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease have also been linked to improper oral hygiene.