A healthy body starts with a healthy mouth. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day is an easy way to stay healthy. Research has shown that poor oral hygiene is linked to a number of health conditions like heart disease and liver problems. Here are some easy tips from dentist Seth Keiles to add to your regular dental routine to keep your mouth in top condition.
1. Ditch the dairy.
Milk products can change the acidity in your mouth, creating an environment that favors an overgrowth of bacteria.
2. Tone up your tongue.
Use a tongue brush or separate, soft-bristled toothbrush to clean your tongue, making sure to brush the back close to the throat to clean away the most bacteria....