Oral Health Tips
  • Be a tooth two-timer! Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride 1 toothpaste. (2 x 2 minutes).
  • Fight with floss! Floss between your teeth. Using dental floss daily can help keep gums healthy. 
  • Rinse germs down the drain! Rinse using an antiseptic mouthwash to kill germs that cause cavities and gum disease.
  • Antiseptic mouthwash "with essential oils".
  • You are what you eat! Make healthy food choices. Nutritious food, low in sugar, is good for both oral and overall health.
  • Protect your pearly whites! Wear a mouthguard when playing or practising sports. Your dental hygienist can make a custom fitted one for you.
  • Butt Out! Choose to be tobacco free. Using tobacco products can stain your teeth and increase your risk of developing oral cancer.
  • Sealants for success! Want your child to stay cavity free? Ask you dental hygienist if pit and fissures sealants are a good option for your child.
  • Open up! Check your mouth once a month. Know what’s normal. If you have a sore that does not heal within two weeks, get it checked by a health professional.
  • Re-think your drink! Drinking sweetened beverages and acidic fluids increases your risk of developing cavities
  • Book it! Visit your dental hygienist regularly. Begin visits by age one and continue throughout your life.  
  • Be a tooth two-timer! Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride 1 toothpaste. (2 x 2 minutes).
  • Fight with floss! Floss between your teeth. Using dental floss daily can help keep gums healthy. 
  • Rinse germs down the drain! Rinse using an antiseptic mouthwash to kill germs that cause cavities and gum disease.
  • Antiseptic mouthwash "with essential oils".
  • You are what you eat! Make healthy food choices. Nutritious food, low in sugar, is good for both oral and overall health.
  • Protect your pearly whites! Wear a mouthguard when playing or practising sports. Your dental hygienist can make a custom fitted one for you.
  • Butt Out! Choose to be tobacco free. Using tobacco products can stain your teeth and increase your risk of developing oral cancer.
  • Sealants for success! Want your child to stay cavity free? Ask you dental hygienist if pit and fissures sealants are a good option for your child.
  • Open up! Check your mouth once a month. Know what’s normal. If you have a sore that does not heal within two weeks, get it checked by a health professional.
  • Re-think your drink! Drinking sweetened beverages and acidic fluids increases your risk of developing cavities
  • Book it! Visit your dental hygienist regularly. Begin visits by age one and continue throughout your life.  
Resource Centre

Top 10 Oral Health Tips [ Information Sheet ]

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Oral health for better overall health [ Information Sheet  ] 

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Denture Care - Advise for Care Givers [ Information Sheet ]

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Denture Care - Daily Denture and Mouth Care [ Information Sheet ]

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Oral care for infants and young children [ Information Sheet ]

 

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Brushing your childs teeth. Simple tips and tricks to make the process easier. [ Information Sheet ]

 

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