Your oral health
Oral health care information
A healthy mouth is important to your general health and wellbeing.
Caring for your teeth and gums
- Clean your teeth and gums morning and night
- Use a small, soft toothbrush and adult fluoride toothpaste
After brushing, spit the toothpaste out, but don’t rinse
Limit how often you have sugary food and drink
Choose healthy snacks like fruit and cheese
- Plain tap water is the best drink for your teeth
Visit a dental professional regularly
If you are a smoker, think about quitting (for free advice call call the Quitline13 78 48).
To find your local SA Dental Service clinic, visit SA Dental Service Clinics.