Side effects of not brushing your teeth enough go way beyond your pearly whites

By Maria Mercedes Galuppo, Buzz60

The importance of brushing and flossing is no surprise to anyone who's ever seen a dentist.That said, not taking care of one's teeth can have far more serious consequences than not passing the "tissue test."

According to Cosmopolitan, here are five scary things that can happen if you don't take your oral hygiene seriously.

Okay, now we kind of want to start brushing five times a day.

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