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Healthy Teeth for Life

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Establishing good oral hygiene and dietary habits have been proven to be essential to achieving and maintaining, overall physical and emotional well-being throughout life.

Oral Health can affect both physical and emotional well-being as it can impact upon appearance, interpersonal relations, diet, nutrition and speech.

In addition disease of the mouth can affect the rest of the body and is a contributing factor to a number of secondary conditions.

Water fluoridation

The Queensland Government is committed to improving the oral health of Queenslanders. Tooth decay has a significant impact on health and wellbeing and results in high personal and community costs. Tooth decay is largely preventable.

The Queensland Government tries to reduce tooth decay by:

For more information on water fluoridation in Queensland go to Water fluoridation – want to know more?

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Last Updated: 23 May 2006
Last Reviewed: 19 September 2013