June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, dedicated to encouraging people to support the fight against the disease and other dementias. Besides wearing purple to show your support, there is another step you can take to protect your brain health. Believe it or not, flossing is crucial to supporting a healthy brain. Research has discovered a link between gum disease and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Flossing is a simple way to keep the infection at bay to safeguard your smile and brain.