Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Importance of Maintaining Oral Health

What is the dirtiest part of the human body? Most people would assume otherwise, but the mouth actually comes into contact with tons of germs and bacteria on a daily basis. According to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the mouth contains up to 615 kinds of bacteria such as streptococcus mutans (which causes tooth decay) and lactobacillus (which turns lactose into lactic acid).