You already know poor dental care can lead to cavities, but did you know that other, more serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, dementia and respiratory infections can also be a result of poor oral care? Brushing, flossing, and rinsing are the ABCs of oral health, but they’re only the beginning. A marvelous mouth takes more than squeezing paste out of a tube — think about improving your toothbrushing technique, ditching the daily soda habit, and saying good-bye to cigarettes.