Though we have very little time to spare in the average day, we must endeavour to make time for our oral hygiene in order to keep our bodies healthy; and it’s not just about how we clean our teeth and gums daily either. Sure, it is important to keep the teeth, gums and tongues free from bacteria in order to prevent a build up of plaque, and subsequently, the breaking out of decay and disease. This can be done by setting yourself up with a good brush, pastes, floss and mouthwashes- and then learning to use them properly at least twice a day; if need be carry some products on your person at all times. But your mouth is also affected by what you put in it as well; a poor diet, smoking and drinking can all have detrimental results on your teeth and gums, as well as reducing the effectiveness of your immune system. If you are worried about any issues like these then get in touch with the Advance Dental Clinic over in Chelmsford; these people service the Braintree area and can give you advice and tips on oral care and how to improve your lifestyle for the better. Don’t also forget you have your dentist to fall back on if you are having problems, so keep up with regular visits, because your dentist can spot things going wrong immediately. Call 01245 268 494 for a free consultation at Advance Dental Clinic in Chelmsford.