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Getting to the Heart of the problem...

February is Heart Health Month. You might be thinking, What does that have to do with toothpaste? Well, you’d be surprised. There is a direct connection between the health of your oral microbiome and the health of your heart, and it all begins with Inflammation & Bacteria. Bacteria found in infected/inflamed gums can break down the protective barrier that typically keeps bacteria at bay and prevents it from entering your bloodstream. If you suffer from periodontal disease, it doesn’t take much for this barrier to be crossed. Chewing, brushing and flossing while you have gum inflammation can be enough to allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream and then move to other parts of the circulatory system. Once bacteria enters your...

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