Your dentist has been stressing the importance of brushing and flossing as long as you can remember. Your cardiologist may give you the same advice! New studies indicate that having gum disease may quadruple your risk of stroke, and can greatly increase your chances of having a heart attack.
My wife sat the family down last night, and insisted that we watch a segment on Good Morning America which featured Dr. Mehmet Oz, and revealed a few other surprises as well. When should you brush your teeth in the morning? After breakfast? As soon as you get up? Hit the jump to get the answer, and watch the informative video.