Cardiology

How flossing and brushing may be good for your lungs

Did you ever think that a simple task like brushing your teeth could actually keep your lungs healthy—in addition to preventing cavities and gum disease? From chewing sticks to using twigs, hog bristles and horsehair, people ...

Health

Why having bad oral health could raise the risk of COVID

Not brushing your teeth will get you in trouble with the dentist—but since the arrival of the pandemic, it could lead to bigger problems too. There's growing evidence that poor oral health raises the risk posed by COVID.

Health

Why good oral health is more than a beautiful smile

Your oral health is more important than you might realize. Like other areas of the body, your mouth teems with bacteria—and those bacteria are mostly harmless. But your mouth is the entry point to your digestive and respiratory ...

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