Monday 20th March is World Oral Health Day, an International day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and the importance of practising good hygiene habits from childhood into old age. This year's campaign theme is 'Live Mouth Smart'
With Christmas just a few days away, we are all getting ready to enjoy the festivities. At this time of year, it is difficult to abstain from the sugary treats that seem to be everywhere. One of the major enjoyments is sharing food and drink with family and friends.
Halloween is just around the corner and children across the country are getting ready to dress up in spooky costumes and stockpile bags of sweets accumulated on trick or treat missions!! What is a great night for children could be a ghastly one for their teeth!
These are the 10 most powerful reasons you should brush your teeth:
1) Save money - Prevention is cheaper than cure! Looking after your teeth and gums by brushing twice a day will help prevent problems in the future leaving you with lower dental bills.