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Did you know that regular exercise is also good for your oral health?

Did you know that regular exercise is also good for your oral health?

Gum disease is inflammation in the gums cause by harmful bacteria in our mouths. Regular exercise can reduce inflammation in your body and mouth, which can lower your risk of gum disease. A study found that individuals who work out regularly and maintain a healthy weight are 40% less likely to develop gum disease.

Exercising helps improve digestion and can help your body effectively use vitamins and minerals that are essential to dental health. If you exercise and eat healthy, your body is able to use the nutrients in food to strengthen and protect your teeth and gums.

Exercising contributes to good oral health, good moods, and helps you manage stress.