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Why is Oral Health Important for Men


Good oral health recently has been linked with longevity.

This article looks at many of the issues related to men's dental health in our community.

"Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, according to surveys and studies, their oral health is equally ignored. Good oral health recently has been linked with longevity. Yet, one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is just being male. Men are less likely than women to seek preventive dental care and often neglect their oral health for years, visiting a dentist only when a problem arises."

This article "Why is Oral Health Important for Men", from the Academy of General Dentistry, (KnowYourTeeth.com) looks at many of the issues related to men's dental health in our community.