Forget to brush at your peril

It’s been widely reported that lockdown has led to a decline in oral hygiene among the general population, with many people admitting they don’t brush their teeth as often as they normally would. Now a study in China has revealed just how much impact these lapses could be having on oral health – and it’s not pleasant reading! Neglecting to brush for just 24 hours can cause a sharp drop in the ‘good’ bacteria that prevent inflammation, leading to gingivitis and decay.

Read more on how neglecting to brush for 24 hours can damage your oral health.