When you have a cold or the flu, taking care of your health and body is a top priority. Caring for your oral hygiene may not be at the top of your list, however, your oral health can also be impacted when you are sick. For instance, having a cold or the flu can increase the risk of dry mouth and cavities.
Daily oral hygiene may not cure your cold or flu, but it can reduce germs and cavity-causing bacteria from building up in your mouth when you are sick.
Click on the button below for tips from the American Dental Association to help you care for your oral health and help you feel your best when feeling under the weather.