Health.com: 11 Mistakes Women Make in Middle Age

Ignoring your Teeth

You may be focusing on your wrinkles or thinning hair, but don’t forget to smile at yourself in the mirror.

One thing that can make you appear older is yellowing teeth, but it is about more than just looks. Dental health is closely linked with overall health, and gum disease—which gets more common as you age—has been associated with a higher risk of heart problems.

So don’t skip those visits to the dentist.

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