Your teeth are more important to your overall health than you might think. In prior post we talked about tooth loss. By losing your teeth, you not only look unhealthy, but tooth loss may be a warning sign of a serious health problem. Identifying dental and overall health issues early gives you a greater chance to recover quickly and prevent future complications. Even if you are engaged in bad oral hygiene habits in the past, you can make a fresh start today and prevent further damage to your teeth.