By supporting daily care of teeth and gums you help a person to keep their mouth and body healthy.
By encouraging healthy food and drink choices, you can help someone reduce their risk of tooth decay.
Regular check-ups are important not just for any necessary treatment, but also get advice and support to help prevent oral disease.
Take a quick tour of the mouth.
Good oral health means looking after the whole mouth:
This is complicated and includes factors such as age, genetics, lifestyle factors and the social and environmental influences.
Gum disease is the fifth most common health problem in Australia. It can be prevented.
Did you know that tooth decay is Australia’s most common health problem? Did you also know that it’s mostly preventable?