OverviewThe teeth are vital in assuring that an individual can eat a proper diet and a variety of foods to remain healthy. Good oral hygiene prevents many of the dental and oral disorders that need to be prevented in order to have healthy teeth and mouth.
Update Date 2/22/2012
Updated by: Paul Fotek, DMD, Florida Institute for Periodontics & Dental lmplants, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.