Why sleeping with your mouth open is bad for your health

Monday 08 February 2016 09:30

It's time to shut your mouth to save your teeth.

Sleeping with your mouth open can be as bad for your teeth as a fizzy drink before bed, according to a study in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation.

Breathing through the mouth results in a dry mouth, and the lack of saliva means your natural defences against bacteria are weakened.

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