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Top 10 dental tips for kids!

Ensure healthy eating and drinking 1. Cut down on sugary treat and swap for fruit and vegetables 2. Cut down on fruit juices and swap for water or milk 3. Only have drinks and food containing sugar at mealtimes Encourage thorough tooth brushing 4. Brush at least twice a day 5. A pea size amount of toothpaste is recommended for children 6. Supervise your child's brushing until they are seven years old 7. Spit after brushing instead of rinsing Visit your local dentist regularly 8. Children should be seen by their dentist every 6 months for a check up 9. Children can have fluoride varnish to prevent tooth decay 10. Children should see a dentist from birth #dentaltips #kids #food

Top oral hygiene tips!

1. Proper brushing This is one of the easiest steps to help your teeth keep clean. Use a tooth paste containing fluoride to help strengthen tooth enamel making it more resistant to decay. Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. 2. Flossing Flossing can help you remove food particles that brushing regularly cannot. We recommend flossing at least once a day. 3. Smoking This is one of the biggest changes you can make to help your teeth. It will save you from oral cancer, gum disease and bone loss. Smoking also stains your teeth to give a yellow discolouration. 4. Limit sugary foods, fizzy drinks, coffee & alcohol Sugar in your diet cause

Top 10 food tips for fabulous teeth!

1. Water, water, water! Having a sip of water after your meal, not only washes away food debris or acid from your mouth, it can hydrate your body and has no calories or sugar. 2. Cheese Research has shown that by eating cheese, this raises the pH in your mouth, reducing the acidity and lowers the risk of tooth decay. Cheese is also important source of calcium and nutrients which can help to make your enamel stronger. 3. Yoghurt Plain yoghurt is also an excellent source of calcium to strengthen your teeth. The probiotics found in yoghurt contains millions of good bacteria which can help you to combat the bad bacteria causing tooth cavities and gum disease. 4. Carrots Accompany with your salad

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