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February, the month of love, is the perfect time to focus on the heart.
The heart is a vital, muscular organ that pumps blood to various parts of the body. A sick heart can spell disaster for overall health; heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
Surprisingly, one of the keys to a healthy heart is a healthy mouth. That’s because gum disease roughly doubles the risk of heart disease.
How are the heart and mouth are connected? And what can we do to prevent gum disease?
Pens and Pencils? Check. Backpack? Check. Immunizations? Check. Dental check-up? ...
Consider adding an annual dental check-up to your child’s back-to-school list. It may sound surprising, but more children in the U.S. suffer from tooth decay than any other chronic infectious disease.