Unfortunately having bad oral habits can lead to poor oral hygiene which can cause bad breath, tooth discoloration and red, swollen gums, dental decay, gum disease and ultimately tooth loss. Having poor dental care habits can also start to effect your chewing and speech due to tooth loss, you self esteem due to bad breath, stained teeth, gaps etc. Large amounts of research shows that poor oral health can also effect your overall health care. In addition having bad dental care habits can also have a large effect on your finances. Delaying needed dental treatment by not seeing a dentist regularly can lead to having to need larger dental care services in the future, which will effect not only your dental health but your wallet.