Why Good Oral Hygiene Leads to Good Health


Good health, something many people may take for granted, is certainly the absence of disease or physical impairment. But it goes beyond disease. Good health exists when a person can function well physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally to enjoy the good things of life. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates who is considered the “Father of Medicine” said, “Health is the greatest of human blessings.”

What Are the Factors of Good Health?

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There are many factors that impact one’s health:

  • Genetic factors can contribute to a risk for certain health conditions.
  • Physical and environmental factors including the presence of germs and pollution can impact health, possibly triggering an illness.
  • Social and economic circumstances can lead to better or poorer health.
  • A person’s behaviors–healthy and non-healthy lifestyle and practices. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/150999


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