Poor brushing of teeth linked to premature cancer deaths as bacteria increase risk by up to 80%

Poor brushing of teeth linked to premature cancer deaths as bacteria increase risk by up to 80% | UPDATED: 23:43 GMT, 11 June 2012 Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.

Brushing your teeth after meals can actually damage them

Brushing your teeth too soon after meals can seriously damage them, warn dentists Brushing within 20 minutes can corrode teethDrives corrosive acids 'deep into teeth, dentists warnWaiting an hour can protect teeth | UPDATED: 16:15 GMT, 4 June 2012 Many people brush more than the recommended number of times per day – especially after a rich meal Many people brush more than the recommended number of times per day – especially after a rich meal.

Brush your teeth twice a day to keep your heart healthy

Brush your teeth twice a day to keep your heart healthyDeadly bacteria could enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums | UPDATED: 23:06 GMT, 25 March 2012 Failing to brush your teeth properly could lead to potentially fatal heart problems, scientists have found.