Keeping teeth healthy

The best way to keep your teeth healthy is to brush them regularly.

Not having too many sugary drinks will also help. It's not the sugar that causes the damage but bacteria that live in your mouth.

 

Look at the animation to show how sugary foods can help to cause damage to your teeth.

Boy brushing teeth
Regular brushing helps to
keep your teeth healthy

 


This x-ray shows a tooth with a filling (bright white)

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