Good Dental Health Leads to Good Health

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. Your oral health is more important than you might realize.  The health of your mouth, teeth and gums can affect your general health.

The importance of National Dental Hygiene Month is to promote awareness about maintaining good oral health, which is centered around the four components of good oral health maintenance:

Did you know that your oral health offers clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Protect yourself by learning more about good oral health practices and protect your overall health.  For more tips on maintaining good oral health, click here for Health Power’s Dental Health Tip Sheet.

Remember the Health Power motto: Knowledge + Action = Power!

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