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Tooth Decay

DENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2020: HOW MUCH SUGAR IS IN YOUR FOOD .

Along with regular brushing, flossing and dental check-ups, cutting down on free sugars (the sugar added to food and drink by manufacturers) is one of the best things you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. So how much sugar is too much? The recommended daily sugar intake, according to the W.....
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HOW TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY AND SAVE KIDS' TEETH.

Public understanding of good oral hygiene is better than it used to be, but tooth decay is still a major health concern in Australia, especially when it comes to children. Tooth decay (also known as dental caries) is a disease of the mouth that involves the loss of mineral from teeth. Over time, thi.....
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IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO START FLOSSING.

While more than half of Australians follow dentists' recommendations to brush their teeth twice a day, only 17 percent say they floss regularly, according to a survey by the Australian Dental Association. If you've been treating flossing as an optional extra, you could be at higher risk of tooth dec.....
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SHOULD I BE SCARED OF A ROOT CANAL?.

Root canal therapy can save an infected or badly damaged tooth so it doesn't need to be pulled. Root canals have an undeserved reputation as a scary dental procedure, but the truth is, they're not usually more painful than a normal filling. Your dentist or endodontist will make sure you know what to.....
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THERE IS MORE TO SUGAR THAN TOOTH DECAY.

We all know the harmful effects of sugar on teeth, the bacteria metabolize the carbohydrates releasing acid by- products, and in a short period of time, combined with poor oral hygiene, holes develop in the enamel. Spoiled by numerous campaigns, the Australian public and other developed countries ha.....
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