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When Your Dentist Told You to Floss, They Were Not Lying

Recent research has found more evidence to support the importance of daily flossing. Scientists at Harvard Medical School studying longevity found that periodontal disease can cause a 72 percent greater risk of developing coronary disease. They also found that flossing was the best defense against the bacteria on the teeth and gums. In fact, daily flossing can add about six extra years to your life.

It’s always beneficial to learn something new! At the Sonoma Palms Apartments in Las Cruces, New Mexico, we love to provide you with thought-provoking facts that will make you reflect on different aspects of life.

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