Ever wondered what affect your oral health has on your overall health and wellbeing? Poor oral health can impact your mental and physical state by impeding your ability to eat, speak, and smile. This can lead to pain, discomfort, and often embarrassment. According to Australia’s National Oral Health Plan, poor oral health can be preventable. However, it remains one of the most chronic health problems in Australia. In fact, more than 63,000 Australians are hospitalised each year. Dr Peter Marinovic, Principal Dentist at Whites Dental Care says, ‘Dentists are trained to diagnose problems well before patients become aware of them’. With this in mind, regular check-ups could help decrease this number.
In his latest article, he shares his knowledge, tips, and expert advice on how to look after your oral health. His insight can help prevent long term dental problems and expensive treatments. “Maintaining your oral health involves getting the right oral care products and treatments, as well as being mindful of your daily habits”, says Dr Peter Marinovic. Find out more in his latest article featured on The Carousel – an online platform devoted to sharing information about women’s interests from health and wellness to fashion, travel, technology, and news.