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October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

Posted on October 13th, 2011 No Comments

Dentists all over the country are celebrating the National Dental Hygiene Month by stressing the importance of dental health, not only for your mouth, but for overall health and well being.

This year’s theme is “It’s simple. Healthy habits for a healthy smile.” That means brushing and flossing daily and visiting the dentist at least every six months. Ignoring swollen gums or decaying teeth can lead to serious and invasive treatments in the future, not including the elevated risk of other health problems. Some oral diseases are contagious.

Poor oral hygiene can lead to heart disease, diabetic complications, and pregnancy problems.

If you are interested in setting up an appointment or discussing your dental-care needs with our Austin dental technicians, contact BridgeView Dental by calling 512-347-8299 for more information.

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