Keeping your teeth healthy

Here’s how you and your children can have healthy teeth and keep trips to the dentist to a minimum:

  1. Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
  2. Use floss or other inter-dental cleaners regularly
  3. Eat well – a healthy diet is essential for healthy teeth
  4. Not smoking and limiting your alcohol intake, is good for your whole body, including your teeth, gums and mouth.
  5. Help your child have healthy teeth for life by establishing a good dental health routine.
  6. Have regular check-ups with your dentist. Your dentist will decide how often you should have a check-up.
  7. Don’t put off going for a check-up at the dentist. Detecting problems early can mean they’re easier to treat. If problems are not treated, they may lead to damage that is harder, or even impossible, to repair.