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Be #MouthProud: World Oral Health Day 2022 Tips from Epsom Dental Care

by | Mar 7, 2022 | World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day will again be celebrated around the globe on March 20.

The theme this year sends out a very simple yet powerful message: Be Proud of Your Mouth. Value and take care of it.

Your Belmont WA dentist wants to inspire change by focusing on the importance of oral health for overall health since good oral health can help you live a long and healthier life.

And that is something worth taking action for.

7 Key Oral Health Messages for World Oral Health Day

On World Oral Health Day, everyone can help address the oral disease burden by sharing these 7 key messages about good oral health at every stage of life.

#1. Look After Your Oral Health

Prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases is important to prevent any negative effects on the rest of your body.

#2. Protect your Mouth while you’re on-the-go

Chewing sugar-free gum is proven beneficial to dental health as it helps neutralise plaque acids.

#3. Learn Good Oral Health Habits for Children

It is important to care for your teeth and mouth because germs can cause toothache, tooth decay and holes in your teeth.

#4. Be in Charge of Your Oral Health

Tooth decay is the most common dental health problem in the world, caused by an unhealthy diet high in sugar and exposure to other health risk factors.

#5. Maintain a Balanced, Low-Sugar Diet

Consuming excessive amounts of sugar from drinks, snacks, and processed foods not only causes tooth decay but also contributes to obesity and increases the risk of diabetes.

#6. Practice Good Oral Hygiene

Oral diseases, such as tooth decay and gum disease, can impact every aspect of life, from relationships and self-confidence through to school, work and the ability to interact with others.

Oral diseases are preventable, though, so it’s important to practice a good oral hygiene routine every day.

#7. Visit your Belmont WA Dentist Regularly

Oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people and are often linked to other serious health issues. These diseases often lead to pain, discomfort, social isolation, loss of self-confidence, and lost hours at work or school, too.

Celebrating World Oral Health Day 2022

World Oral Health Day is celebrated yearly on 20 March.

It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote awareness of oral health issues and the importance of oral hygiene to looking after everyone old and young.

Consult with your Belmont WA dentist today!

If you have any questions about our services, we are happy to answer them and also schedule you an appointment.

Contact us today at (08) 9478 2349.

We are located at 5/132 Epsom Ave in Belmont WA.

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