Did you know?
Visiting the dentist for regular check-ups is really important and can help detect decay at an early stage can prevent excessive tooth damage and when cavities are small, they are much easier and less expensive to treat.
Here's a few handy tips to can try at home:
Drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep you hydrated and limit fruit juice to one glass a day with a meal.
Limit the number of snacks you have and avoid too many sugary foods or drinks. Instead choose dentally healthy foods such as raw vegetables, nuts, cheese.
Eat a well-balanced diet including foods from each of the 5 major food groups.
And brushing your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day.