Pilates, Yoga, Flossing: The Importance Of Oral Care For Overall Health

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When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, most women know the drill: eat well, exercise regularly, and get enough sleep. But what about the health of our teeth and gums? It's time to change your point of view – the key gateway to health is actually through the wellness and care of the mouth.

Haute Beauty expert and celebrity dentist, Dr. Victoria Veytsman, urges women to pay closer attention to the health of their mouths. Oral health is just as important as hitting the gym or eating a well-balanced diet and these are the facts that prove why. Did you know that:

  • Oral health affects our ability to eat, speak, smile, and show emotions.
  • Oral health also affects a person’s self-esteem, work or school performance, and attendance at work or school.
  • Chronic diseases, autoimmune conditions, and osteoporosis affect millions of Americans and compromise oral health and functioning, more often among women.

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The Importance of Oral Care

Despite the critical role of oral health in overall well-being, it's often given less attention in discussions of women's health. Dr. Veytsman is determined to shift the focus. By emphasizing the importance of good oral hygiene and providing practical tips for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, she's empowering women to take control of their health and well-being. Here are some easy daily and weekly routines to maintain excellent mouth and dental health:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each.
  • Floss at least once a day to remove plaque and food buildup.
  • Use mouthwash to kill bacteria and freshen your breath.
  • Eat a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, which are high in vitamins and minerals that promote oral health.
  • Visit your dentist for a check-up and professional teeth cleaning at least twice a year.

So next time you're thinking about your health routine, don't forget to add in some time for flossing, brushing, and visiting your dentist. Your mouth—and your entire body—will thank you.

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