If your eyes are the window to the soul, your mouth is the door to your body. The most common oral diseases (tooth decay and gum disease) are largely preventable. Get the basics right and improve your oral and overall health and quality of life. Find the key oral health messages here.
There is more to gain than a nice smile. Many risk factors for general health also affect oral health. A healthy smile looks good, feels nice and keeps your breath fresh as well as preventing pain, costly dental treatment and disruption to your work/school/family life.