Daily flossing can add 6.4 years to your life

Post date: Jan 30, 2012 9:35:9 PM

In Real Age, by Michael F. Roizen, MD, flossing teeth daily can make your arteries younger.

The probable reason: Flossing helps keep your immune system young.

The same bacteria that cause periodontal disease also triggers an immune response.

The response is inflammation that causes the arteries to swell.