It is a well-known fact that the mouth is a mirror of General Health. Also, research has shown a definitive link between the Heart diseases and periodontal condition. Gum disease and periodontitis have a documented evidence of its impact on Diabetes.
Brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing them once a day will optimize your Oral health but the hard plaque that accumulates might have to be removed by a Dentist.
Getting that plaque cleaned once in six months and having a Dental check once in 6 months will ensure your gums and teeth and mouth stays healthy and disease free.