YES, YOU’RE PRETTY TOUGH… You kill it at work, you’re a remarkable significant other, you’re training for your next triathlon, and you volunteer at the soup kitchen on weekends. But guess what? You’re no match for gum disease, tooth decay, or oral cancer without a little assistance.
Do you take medication for a heart condition, or to regulate blood pressure? Because this is more common in men than women, men are more likely to suffer dry-mouth side effects—and dry mouth increases gum disease and cavity risk.
Men tend to consume more alcohol than women, which greatly increases oral cancer risk.
Men are less likely than women to brush twice a day. Score: Men 66%, Women 86%. C’mon guys…
According to a 2011 study, women are almost twice as likely as men to have received a regular dental check-up in the past year.
Consider these facts:
In your professional life, a confident smile helps establish authority and supports memorable business connections. In your personal life, it can open doors in amazing ways. Most importantly, you should feel confident about your healthy, functional, engaging smile.
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