Written by PRNewswire Wednesday, 19 January 2011 16:48
Is kissing harmful to your health? With just one kiss couples can share more than 500 different types of disease-causing germs and viruses, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 35,000 general dentists.
“Not knowing who you are kissing could be as dangerous to your health as having multiple sexual partners,” says AGD spokesperson Connie White, DDS, FAGD.
Before you pucker up again, Dr. White dishes on the most common diseases and viruses that you and your sweetie can transmit to each other while smooching: