Oral Health

Your oral health is linked to your general health and wellbeing

At DeCare Dental, we’re committed to improving the oral health of our members and raising awareness for oral health. Your oral health is not just about creating that perfect smile, research shows that it is also linked to your general health. So, practicing good oral health should be an essential part of your everyday routine.

This section contains some great oral health resources, like our Oral Health magazines and publications, our Ask the Dentist facility and our Dental Encyclopaedia, which will help you decipher key clinical terms.

Oral Health Blog

A women getting a dental exam
Maintaining good oral health is not just about brushing and...
Women's oral health
Women’s Oral Health Women’s oral health issues are distinct. Your...
Nutrition and Hydration
All this week, we are celebrating “Nutrition and Hydration Week”....

Oral Health Downloads

Pregnancy and newborn oral health advice brochure

Pregnancy and Newborn Oral Health Advice

Issue 3 cover of Oral Health Zone magazine

Oral Health Zone Vol 3

DeCare Dental dry mouth information leaflet cover

Dry Mouth Information

Oral Health Encyclopedia

Our oral health encyclopedia contains terms you might find helpful while learning about your oral health. Below is a random sample of what we’ve included!

Acute
An illness that comes on suddenly, lasts a short time and may require immediate treatment.
Adult-onset diabetes
A health condition that develops in adults in which they are unable to produce enough insulin to control the level of sugar in their blood
Aesthetic
Describes something to do with appearance and beauty, like a smile. Also spelled esthetic. The aesthetic zone is the area showing your teeth and gums when you smile.

Your Oral Health Questions

Facts about our tongues
Facts about your tongue and oral health. Ah, the tongue...
Healthy snacks to give your children this halloween.
Halloween is fast approaching, and we are surrounded by chocolate...
Two young girls smiling and laughing before brushing their teeth
The most asked question on every parents lips…when should they...