Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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COVID-19

Information for the community – Updated 7 March 2022

Your oral health

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Caring for your teeth and gums

  • Clean your teeth and gums morning and night.
  • Use a small, soft toothbrush and adult fluoride toothpaste.
  • After brushing, spit the toothpaste out, but don’t rinse.
  • Limit how often you have sugary food and drink.
  • Choose healthy snacks like fruit and cheese.
  • Plain tap water is the best drink for your teeth.
  • Visit a dental professional regularly.
  • If you are a smoker, think about quitting (for free advice call call the Quitline 13 78 48).

To find your closest SA Dental clinic, visit Find your clinic.

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Your oral health - a healthy mouth is important to your general health and wellbeing.