Dental Health Week 2019

  • Oral health is fundamental to good health.
  • Good oral health saves health care costs for individuals and the nation.
  • Oral health can be improved. Eat less sugar, brush your teeth and visit your dentist regularly.

Did you Know

  • Nearly 3 in 4 kids are consuming too much sugar.
  • Close to a third of children (5-10 years old) have untreated tooth decay.
  • Almost half of Australian children have not visited a dentist before their fifth birthday.
  • Oral health conditions are responsible for 1 in 10 potentially preventable hospitalisations. The highest rates of potentially preventable hospitalisations due to dental conditions are in children 5-9 years of age.

Adults

  • Nearly 50% of Australian Adults are consuming too much sugar.
  • Ninety percent (89.1%) of adults have suffered from tooth decay.
  • Approximately 1 in 5 Australians have gum disease.
  • Almost half of adults have not had a check-up in the last 12 months.

Don’t be a statistic Book now for your annual Oral Health Check Only $99

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