About oral health

  • About Oral Health
    FDI’s definition of oral health

    Oral health is multi-faceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain...

  • Oral Health through life
    Good oral health through life

    Oral health and pregnancy

    During pregnancy, the mouth can be affected by hormonal changes, so it is important to pay special attention to oral…

  • Good Oral Hygiene
    How to practice good oral hygiene

    Practicing a good oral hygiene routine, combined with regular visits to the dentist, can help protect your teeth and mouth...

  • Key Facts
    Key facts about oral health
    • Oral health means health of the mouth including the head, face and oral cavity.
    • Keeping your mouth healthy helps it to function correctly and is…
  • Oral Health
    Oral health and other diseases

    Keeping the mouth healthy is crucial for maintaining general health and well-being. If not properly managed, oral diseases can negatively impact the rest of your body and affect every...

  • Oral Health Conditions
    Oral health conditions

    What are dental caries?

    Dental caries, otherwise known as tooth decay, occur when germs (bacteria) build up in your mouth and lead to the production of plaque...

  • Take charge of your Oral Health
    Take charge of your oral health

    Oral health can be maintained by being aware of your risk factors and taking action to prevent disease. Major risk factors include an unhealthy diet that is high in sugar, tobacco use, the harmful use of alcohol and poor…