Health Tip: Prevent Periodontal Disease04/10/12
(HealthDay News) -- Periodontal disease occurs when the tissues
that protect and stabilize your teeth become infected.
The American Dental Association suggests how to help prevent
- Give your teeth a thorough brushing at least twice daily.
- Floss daily. And if your dentist approves, use a mouth rinse
- Eat a nutritious, balanced and healthy diet.
- Have dental checkups and cleanings at least twice
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