Why Brush?

21 Oct
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You know it’s a good idea to brush your teeth right?  But if you are like me, it can sometimes get forgotten.

If you can get a vivid image of the scumbags that are trying to camp out in your beautiful mouth, maybe you can muster up enough energy to fight back!

You might want to take this Mouth Germs Quiz from WebMD:

http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/rm-quiz-germs-your-mouth

I’ll hep you out with a few of the quiz Q’s –

  • There are commonly more bacteria in your mouth in the morning than people on planet earth!
  • And they mostly reside in the plaque goo that builds up on your teeth while you sleep.
  • Research has shown a link between gum disease and
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Diabetes
    • Alzheimer’s disease

Yuk! Yuk! and Yuk!

Every brushing takes out billions of these little alien buggars.

So in effect – your toothbrush is a weapon of mass destruction!  Use it wisely.

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