Family Dentistry with Drs. Ogle, Schmitz, Hart, & Fickas always encourage brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. Did you know that 1/2 of Americans do not floss daily and 1 in 5 don’t brush twice daily? Consequences can occur when the teeth are neglected. Cavities can occur along with 13 other issues. These issues include 1. Gum Disease 2. Tooth Loss 3. Bad Breath 4. Dementia 5. Pneumonia 6. Erectile Dysfunction 7. Brain Absess 8. Diabetes 9. Kidney Disease 10. Heart Disease 11. Pregnancy Complications 12. Ulcers 13. Cancer. To learn more specifics with each of these issues check out this link. Proper dental care for your teeth is not only for your teeth- it is for your entire body and health. Remember to give your teeth the attention they deserve. Please contact us to schedule your routine appointment with Drs. Ogle, Schmitz, Hart, & Fickas to promote the healthy requirements for your teeth and body.