Many of us make going to the doctor a priority, but what about the dentist?  
Good oral hygiene can prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease.  
Good oral health can also help you prevent an array of health problems such as heart attack, stroke, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus and preterm labor.  
Your mouth is a window into the rest of your body.  Normally your mouth has lots of bacteria and good oral care such as brushing and flossing can keep these bacteria under control.