Just under half of the surfaces of your teeth can't be reached with a toothbrush - because they're the surfaces between your teeth and only dental floss can reach them!
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Did you know...?
The Etruscans (who lived in what is now central and northern Italy) had dentures two and a half thousand years ago!
The tusks of many mammals alive today are actually elongated teeth - these include elephants, walruses and narwhals.
But in prehistoric times they were even longer...
We all enjoy a snack, so it is a good idea to think of snacks as ‘mini meals’. Make these foods part of the overall diet. Food and drinks low in sugar, reduces the risk of developing dental decay and other health problems.
After primary school, the School Dental Service continues to provide free general and preventive dental care across WA for all enrolled students in Years 7–11 or until the age of 17.
Today's diet and lifestyle are putting our teeth at risk.