Dental health

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Tooth decay is the most common health problem in Australia and causes a significant financial burden on families and individuals.1 While oral hygiene is integral, dental health is more than this – healthy nutrition and eating habits also play a crucial role in healthy teeth and the prevention of oral diseases.



1 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Health expenditure Australia 2012-2013. Health and Welfare expenditure series no.52.Cat.no.HWE 61. Canberra: AIHW, 2014.