This Is What Happens If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth


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“Brace yourself. According to statistics from the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-being Survey found on the American Dental Association’s website, more than 30 percent of Americans aren’t brushing enough (meaning length of time), and that 23 percent of adults had gone two or more days without brushing their teeth in the previous year.”

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As stated in the article,By the time a person has gone 365 days without tasting toothpaste, their saliva—especially from a diet high in sugar—contributes to additional tooth decay “and holes in the teeth, secondary to the build-up of plaque.”
And then there are the gums. “While the gums aren’t receding at this point, they’re extremely red and inflamed,” states Dr. Wolff. “They’re angry—they’re really angry!”


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