You’re never too young or too old to improve your dental health. And poor dental hygiene doesn’t just lead to problems with your teeth and gums; it can affect your self-confidence and even stop you from smiling.
In addition, poor dental health is often associated with serious health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, dementia and stroke.
Despite this, the state of our nation’s teeth is getting worse through improper maintenance and lack of care.
Terrifying Tooth Facts
For example, did you know that:
With these poor dental hygiene stats, it's therefore unsurprising that:
So, what can you do to prevent poor dental health?
Small changes can help look after our dental and overall health.
We'd advise parents supervising toothbrushing until their child is at least seven years old, and checking they are still brushing properly every now and then. Even teenagers may need reminding, especially as they often like sugary drinks, sweets and alcohol, which can cause cavities.
We have created a useful guide that shares tips for good dental health. Armed with helpful and easy-to-implement tips for you and your family, simply click the link below to download.
So, here are our six simple steps that can be followed by all ages to help improve your and your family’s dental health:
For more information on how to improve dental hygiene for your family, download our free dental care guide >>