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Some key points to remember:
How to brush your child’s teeth (PDF, 269KB)
How to clean dentures(PDF, 533KB)
Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods and healthy snacks.
Limit your intake of sweet foods, especially between meals.
Drink plenty of tap water.
Avoid sweet or fizzy drinks. If consumed, have them with meals rather than between meals.
Clean your teeth at least twice a day.
Brush your teeth gently and thoroughly with fluoride toothpaste and a soft toothbrush.
If you can’t clean your teeth, chew sugarless gum after meals.
Wear a professionally fitted mouth guard when training and playing contact sports.
Know what to do if a permanent tooth is damaged or knocked out.
Don’t wait for a problem – have regular oral health check-ups.
Ask your oral health professional how often you should have check-ups.
If you smoke, quit for good.
Source: Dental Health Services Victoria