Did you know that there is a link between periodontal (gum) disease and oral cancer? To find out more read the link below.
A study has confirmed a link between periodontal disease and oral cancer.
Excellent oral hygiene practices should begin at infancy and continue throughout life.
The importance of children’s dentistry is not to be overlooked. Baby teeth are important for supporting chewing function, speaking and leading the way for the secondary teeth. Don’t wait until your child complains of a toothache to arrange a dental visit.
Establishing healthy eating habits and great oral hygiene techniques early in life will help pave the way for excellent oral health and well-being throughout life. By carrying out just a few simple steps everyday, you can play an active role in your oral health.
Tips for dental care at home…
In order to achieve overall well-being, good oral hygiene techniques are a necessity such as;
- Brush your teeth twice daily (morning/evening).
- Floss daily.
- Use a soft, round headed electric toothbrush.
- Replace your electric tooth brush head every three to four months.
- Replace your electric tooth brush head after an illness.
- Avoid tobacco and alcohol consumption.
- Visit Dentist Melbourne.
By implementing these simple, yet highly effective methods you can prevent tooth decay, minimise your risk of periodontal disease and keep your natural teeth for life.