Poor oral health is linked with poor overall health so it’s vital to practice good oral hygiene:
– As well as brushing twice a day and flossing once a day, consider using mouthwash.
– Avoid sugary and starchy foods as these result in tooth decay.
– Avoid smoking as it increases the risk of gum disease.
– Introduce a dental routine for children during infancy, including visits to the dentist so they become routine.
“Children and adolescents should see a dentist every 6 months to help prevent cavities.”
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