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Tuesday 24 October 2017

Oral Health Day: Top tips to keeping the dentist at bay

Dentist Kevin O'Brien
Dentist Kevin O'Brien

This week's World Oral Health Day, March 20, theme was 'Celebrating Healthy Smile'. As well as regular check-ups to spot and prevent any problems, here are five top tips to keep those teeth gleaming:

1. Brush and floss at least twice a day

2.Cut down on sugary snacks in between meals

3.Use sugar free alternative where possible

4.Avoid aggressive heavy brushing always use a soft toothbrush

5.Supervise and help young kids when brushing

Kevin O'Brien operates the Winning Smile dental practices in Cork. He was a recent award winner in the Sensodyne dentist national awards.


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