Your Dentist in Clearwater FL on Why Oral Hygiene and Dental Health are Important

It’s easy to think of good dental health as mainly contributing to good oral hygiene. But Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, agrees with the late Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop, who said, “You’re not healthy without good oral health.”

Here are 3 Reasons Why You Want Good Oral Health

(The Journal of the American Dental Association gave these three reasons in its March issue.)

1. Good Oral Health Reduces Overall Medical Care Costs

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If you take care of your teeth — get regular teeth cleanings, visit your dentist regularly for checkups, don’t put off dental maintenance — you have a better chance of staying healthy overall. Bad oral health … Read the rest