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Brush, floss, rinse, repeat. We've been hearing it since childhood and our dentists reminded us at every checkup. You've probably tuned out by now, but listen up! Did you know that most people still think a little bleeding is okay when brushing? It's not. According to a dLife study, most people believe they have total control over their dental care. Yet, many don't even know if bacteria in their mouths impact their blood sugar. We're here to tell you, because what you don't know may scare you!

Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 07/14.

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