When you do not floss everyday, you are very likely to develop gum disease because you are not removing plaque and bacteria that is hiding in between your teeth and on your gums/gum lines. If plaque is not removed it turns into tartar, which causes inflammation of the gums known as gingivitis.
High fiber fruits and vegetables such as carrots, celery and apples prevent plaque to build up on the gums. Fruits that contain a lot of citric acid like oranges, grapefruits and blueberries create a hostile environment for bacteria to grow. One serving of plain, active culture yogurt per day decrea