Your mouth acts as a window into what's going on in other parts of your body. Therefore, maintaining good oral health is very important for your overall health. When bacteria build up in the mouth, your gums can be at risk of infection. Good oral health care such as daily flossing, brushing, etc., and the body's immune system work together to keep bacteria in your mouth under control.

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