Gum disease and diabetes

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Elena Korol

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (NSW)

If you suffer from diabetes it’s essential that you’re extra diligent when it comes to oral hygiene, as diabetics are at greater risk of developing aggressive gum disease, decay and fungal infections. “When it comes to oral health, healthy living is essential to ensure that gum disease is kept at bay for everyone,” says Dr Read more...

Visiting the dentist: Caring for a child with autism

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Elena Korol

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (NSW)

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that appears during the first three years of life. It is a developmental disorder defined behaviourally as a syndrome causing abnormal development of social skills, limitations in interactive language and sensorimotor defects. Autism is a life long condition, which may be influenced by environmental and genetic factors, Read more...

How to care for your toothbrush

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Elena Korol

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (NSW)

The humble toothbrush is the main weapon in your oral hygiene arsenal, so are you paying it the respect it deserves? Follow these tips to keep your brush in top condition. Replace your toothbrush regularly You should replace your brush every three to four months, or when the bristles are looking worn or spread apart. Read more...

How good oral hygiene can increase your lifespan

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Elena Korol

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (NSW)

It is safe to say that good oral hygiene is a true investment in your quality of life, with the World Health Organization having identified oral hygiene as “an essential component to overall health and important to our wellbeing”. People of all age groups will benefit from maintaining a good daily oral hygiene routine – Read more...