The Wisdom Tooth

Dental Health Week 2021

Smile at Smile Hawthorn Dental Health Week 2021

Dental Health Week (DHW), at Smile Hawthorn, is the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) major annual oral health campaign. It takes place each year in the first full week of August.

The Dental Health Week 2021 campaign focuses on the importance of taking steps to care for your teeth and gums to help you to keep your teeth and smile for life.

Good dental health can often take a back seat in our busy lives and our teeth, mouth and gums can suffer as a result. Maintaining good dental health can result in better overall health through various mechanisms, which all feedback to other body systems.

Good dental health can often take a back seat in our busy lives and our teeth, mouth and gums can suffer as a result. Maintaining good dental health can result in better overall health through various mechanisms, which all feedback to other body systems.

Practicing good oral health routines and teaching future generations to do the same can have a significant impact on the health of all Australians, reducing dental and medical burdens on the community and allowing people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

The ADA’s main oral health messages and the four key messages of the 2021 DHW campaign are:

Implementing these simple strategies can improve your overall health, not just dental, as well as save you money on dental and other health related conditions.

What to do to keep my teeth!

Over the next few days, we will be adding some information about ways you can keep your Smile for Life!

So stay tuned and remember to keep Smiling!

  1. Tip 1: Brush your teeth twice daily!
  2. Tip 2: Visit your dentist regularly!
  3. Tip 3: Floss the teeth you want to keep!
  4. Tip 4: Sugars can adversely affect your health!


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By The Wisdom Tooth 2 August 2021

Between causing bouts of discomfort on unwary mouths and hiding in dark corners, the wisdom tooth shares snippets of wisdom from the field of dentistry.

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