"Taking good care of your teeth — including twice-daily brushing and at least yearly professional cleanings — seems to be linked to better heart health, according to a study in the April 7 European Heart Journal."
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Parenting can sometimes feel like an uphill marathon, particularly when it comes to enforcing proper oral care habits with your child. According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, parents are more likely to say getting their child to floss regularly (45%) or brush their teeth (37%) is challenging than they are about getting their child to make the bed (30%) or to complete homework on time (25%).
Sales of over-the-counter oral care products reached $4.9 million in 2012, up 2.2% from 2011 sales, according to a new study by Packaged Facts. Health concerns are the number one driver of sales, but other factors come into play as well; consumers are also looking to whiten their teeth and freshen their breath. By 2017, Packaged Facts projects that retail sales of oral care products will approach $6 billion.