Put a clock in the bathroom or get a power
toothbrush with a built-in timer.
2. Replace your toothbrush or toothbrush
head every three months to keep
bristles in optimal working condition.
3. Store your toothbrush in a clean, dry
place or safeguard it with a UV sanitizer.
4. Drink a glass of water after snacks and
meals if you’re not able to brush. This will help
dislodge food from in between your teeth.
5. Get to know your dentist. Schedule a checkup
every six months.
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A thorough oral-care routine,
as recommended by a dental professional, can help pregnant women
remove plaque and offset the risk of
Gum disease as a
Recent studies by the American
Heart Association have revealed that
people with periodontal disease very
often have heart disease as well.
While periodontal disease doesn’t
necessarily cause heart disease, it
nevertheless can be a good risk indicator. Excellent plaque control
through good oral hygiene ultimately
may help you enjoy better overall
In addition, research published
in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology has uncovered a bidirectional
relationship between diabetes and gum disease, which means that good oral
health care may improve quality of life for more than 500 million diabetics
and prediabetics globally.
It’s important to establish and maintain good oral-care habits through all
stages of life. Brushing your teeth helps you take care of your body. A
EVERY BATHROOM CABINET should include
two skin essentials: a gentle cleanser and a
moisturizing cream. Here’s why.
• The cleanser is essential for daily
• It also can be part of a regimen to treat
dryness caused by topical medications
used in the treatment of acne, fine lines
• Moisturizing cream is essential to
rehydrate the skin on a regular basis.
This rehydration helps keep skin
healthy, in winter and summer. A