FDI welcomes increased emphasis on oral health in UN declaration

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Formally adopted on 23 September in New York, the UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which recognises that health plays a pivotal role in social and economic development, as well the protection of human rights, includes what FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) calls a “long overdue commitment to strengthening oral health” in health […]

Which foods and drinks are bad for your teeth?

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Want to keep that sparkling smile? Brush up on these food and drink no-nos when it comes to your dental health. From a young age, it’s drilled into us that we should brush our teeth at least twice a day to keep them clean and healthy. But what you do – and don’t – eat […]

Dental Health Week 2019: That’s a wrap!

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Australia’s Oral Health Tracker was the focus of Dental Health Week 2019, which ran from 5‑11 August,  employing the tagline “How’s Your Oral Health Tracking?” The campaign aimed to highlight the state of Australia’s oral health and the fact that many Australians are still not on track; not least because only half brush their teeth […]