1. Your Heart is in Your Mouth: Good Oral Hygiene Could Mean Healthier Hearts

    For years, you may have overlooked a handy tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease: your toothbrush. Studies link tooth and gum health to heart health. A 2005 review from Finland’s Helsinki University Central Hospital, which was published in the “Journal of Periodontology,” found that chronic inflammation, such as that found in gum disease, increases the risk that a patient will dev…Read More