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On watching Dr. OZ...With not flossing your teeth, you can lose 6 years of your life..vs flossing ..due to plaque build up.

- Submitted by GETFITTER7 4/22/2010 in Staying Healthy | 5 Comments
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LEFTYONE 10/1/2010 10:31:00 PM

    I am not as good at flossing as I would like to be. Sigh.
BROWNIEISLANDER 4/23/2010 8:53:00 PM

    Flossing is the way to go........ i always do it before i go to bed at night. emoticon
DESERTDREAMERS 4/22/2010 8:43:00 AM

    So many diseases you wouldn't think were connected to bad teeth and gums - heart disease, stroke, etc. I learned years ago to floss - and my gums stopped swelling and being painful.
JILLJOSH 4/22/2010 2:50:00 AM

    As a nurse we have found out that good oral hygiene can greatly reduce the number of post operative cases of pneumonia. All those little nasty bacteria at the back of our tongues and on our teeth get breathed in after surgery and down into our lungs where they get an infection going. So pack your tooth brush if you are going in for surgery!
HEARTSTOPPER 4/22/2010 12:13:00 AM


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