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Patient Education

Educating the low-income, under served population about oral health and its link to overall health, is the most important role that Community Centre plays.

Basic Dental Care Information

Prevention knowledge goes hand-in-hand with many dental treatments. Disadvantaged and poor population groups are taught how dental diseases can be prevented at home with hygiene, or the dental treatments that are used to halt, treat, and prevent dental disease from affecting health and wellness. Caring for teeth can mean a lifetime of chewing and smiling. Teeth can last for a life time with the right prevention and knowledge is imparted. Dentist will also educate that with smoking there is teeth loss. Teeth can last a lifetime with oral care. There is emphasis on the importance of staying healthy.

Children's dental care is often overlooked, because many people believe those tiny baby teeth are just going to fall out one day, and be replaced with a set of second chance teeth. The importance and caring for baby teeth is one of the most valuable lessons imparted. Good oral health care during pregnancy is must.

Basic oral healthcare implies

Brushing teeth twice a day removes plague, prevents tooth decay and gum (periodontal) disease which damages gum tissue and the bones that support teeth. Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, this helps prevent tooth decay and cavities.

Prevents bad breath by getting rid of bacteria that cause bad breath.

Avoid using tobacco products, which can cause gum disease and oral cancer. Exposure to tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke) also may cause gum disease as well as other health problems.

Practice tongue cleaning. You can use a tongue cleaner or a soft-bristle toothbrush, stroking in a back-to- front direction. Tongue cleaning is particularly important for people who smoke or whose tongues are coated or deeply grooved.