There are many reasons people avoid taking care of their teeth. From dental anxiety to skipping brushing from lack of time, these choices don’t always feel conscious. Our smiles aren’t like a self-cleaning oven or a vehicle that can be taken to the car wash once every season—they need regular, direct care from us! Even healthy teeth and gums suffer the consequences of inadequate oral care. If you skip the dentist or just neglect to care for your teeth, here are the long term impacts of avoiding oral care.

An article by Dr. Omar Sattout. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: THE LONG TERM IMPACTS OF AVOIDING ORAL CARE