Brushing Your Teeth May Lower Dementia Risk (And 8 Other Reasons To Brush)

Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Huffington Post

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– There are benefits to keeping your pearly whites so … that go beyond having a picture-perfect smile…”

See full article on Huffington Post


This article provides a slide show of 8 different reasons beyond keeping your bright smile, of brushing correctly and regularly.  It’s a surprising list.  One of the most interesting side effects associated with poor brushing habits is dementia, as reported by the University of California.  They didn’t particularly prove that poor brushing leads to dementia, just that the two are associated.  Watch the slide show for other benefits of brushing regularly.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, Dental Implants and General Dentistry, Denton, TX