New Study Says Flossing Reduces Risk Of COVID-19 Complications


Here's today's feel-good story:

Brushing and flossing your teeth after every meal is a difficult habit to instill in children and many adults. A recent study by the Journal of Clinical Periodontology has found that people with COVID-19 and gum disease were 900% more likely to die from the virus and 350% more likely to be hospitalized.

Chronic inflammation, spurred by diseased gums, exacerbates the inflammatory response generated by SARS-CoV-2.

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