How Skipping Night Brushing Routine Can Make You Fall Sick

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People brush their teeth to avoid foul odour, have white teeth and a dazzling smile. But, what if you learn that not brushing has a profound impact on your health, increasing the risk of diseases? Would that make you brush more often? The risks associated with poor dental hygiene goes far beyond a cosmetic issue and bad breath. General health and longevity can be affected as well. “Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of your daily routine, and a lifelong habit that should start in early childhood”, Dr Karen Ephlin, a paediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics-Hanover Street in Wilkes-Barre, said. Everyone must brush their teeth twice a day (morning and night). Brushing in the morning is usually not a problem for many people. After all, it’s a new day. Right? And it makes much sense starting a new day all freshened up. But, what happens when the day ends, and everybody comes back home exhausted from the day’s activity?

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