Posts Under April is Dental Health Month

Originally posted on APRIL 15, 2011

The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has choosen three themes this month to help educate the public about dental health. These are; chidren, elderly patients, and oral cancer. As we pride ourseleves on being well versed on how to achieve optimum oral health for all patients, here are just a few simple ideas you can use to improve your, and your family’s oral well being. For your children’s school lunches, pack crunchy vegetables (carrots) and fruit (apples) or a piece of cheese. If children eat these after their lunch they act as nature’s natural tooth brush. Also, ask them to rinse out their mouth with water after they have eaten, as this will also help prevent cavities. Actually, patients of all ages can benifit from this simple tip.