June: Oral Health Month

Let’s Talk Teeth: June is Oral Health Month!

Not only does maintaining good oral health contribute to a winning smile, but it also plays a crucial role in our overall well-being.

From preventing cavities to maintaining fresh breath, taking care of our teeth and gums should be a top priority for everyone.

Click here to read article by Patterson Dental.


Supported by the American Dental Association, Oral Health Month is a reminder about the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene, always.


Facts about Teeth:

Teeth cannot heal themselves – Teeth are the only part of the body that cannot heal themselves.

We see only a part of our teeth – We actually see only 1/3 of our teeth; the other ⅔ is hidden under the gums.

Smiles are the first thing people notice – 50% of people say smiles are the very first feature they notice about other people.

We spend almost 40 days brushing our teeth – On average, people spend around 38.5 days in their lifetime brushing their teeth.

Flossing is a lifesaver – Dentists say flossing can increase life expectancy by six years, as it reduces chances of infectious diseases and even prevents heart attacks.

Find out more here.


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