Protecting Your Smile When You Are Sick
When you are feeling sick, it can be tempting to stop taking care of yourself. Feeling under the weather usually means your body is experiencing pain or discomfort, and the urge to stay in bed all day and put hygiene habits on “hold” can seem overwhelming.
Taking care of your mouth when you are sick, however, may be even more important than taking care of your mouth when you are healthy! Good dental hygiene habits matter every day of the year, but when your immune system has been compromised, or there is an excess of germs and bacteria in your living space due to illness, it is particularly important to practice ...