29 Victoria Street, Ballarat
East VIC 3350 Australia
Phone : (03) 5332 3043
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As healthcare providers, we as dental hygienists at BHD, help improve patients’ oral and systemic health through education. Medical history review, oral examination, and a nutritional assessment enables us to identify behaviors or components of a patient’s diet that cause or contribute to oral disease.
For healthy teeth, food and drinks should be free of added sugar whenever possible.
Tooth decay (dental caries) is a diet related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks cause the bacteria in the plaque on your teeth and produce acids. These acids attack the outer layers of the tooth (tooth enamel).
What you can do to help maintain healthy teeth:
Could the delays in treatment and gap in dental education lead to a worsening oral health crisis?
Dental health is absolutely essential to your overall physical as well as psychological health. Keeping the mouth and teeth healthy helps in enhancing social interaction and builds self-esteem — apart from enabling nutrition of the physical body.
Dental caries is a relatively chronic disease and early stages are entirely reversible, but it is still important for people to get back into routine dental care.
Delays in dental visit for those with poor periodontal conditions (e.g. smokers, heavy drinkers and those living with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes) and poor oral hygiene make conditions more alarming for oral health.They require intensive reviews and regular reinforcing of the message.
To summarize, here are four important takeaways for keeping your teeth strong and healthy:
Ask Us for More Nutrition-Related Dental Health Tips!
We’re always here to answer our patients’ questions about dental health, including its relationship with what we eat and drink. We want our patients to have all the information they need to make great, mouth-healthy choices!
Call us at 03 5332 3043 or email us at [email protected] to schedule a consultation with our Dentists.We are located in 29 Victoria Street, Ballarat East VIC 3350 Australia
Give your teeth and gums plenty of love from us