Oral Health – Culture and Education

Better education, both within community and Australia-wide is needed to change the way children view the dentist. The conception has changed dramatically in the past few decades, but this trend needs to continue if we are to reduce levels of dental disease. Health divisions within the government are currently working on ‘…changing the way parents…

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Preventive dentistry is the best cure

We have all heard the phrase, prevention is better than a cure, but a recent article about dental health in Bite Magazine suggests that ‘Prevention is the cure’. Author Belinda Crestani, explains that steps are being carried out to change the oral health culture from ‘…responsive to preventive.’ Prevention of oral disease should be carried out from infancy…

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