Everyone can take steps to prevent toothaches and ensure healthy teeth by regularly visiting the dentist and avoiding sugary foods.

During National Toothache Day on February 9, check out our important tips that will help you prevent the painful and inconvenient experience of a toothache.

The best way to prevent toothache is to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

To do this:

  • Have regular dental check-ups
  • Cut down on sugary foods and drinks – only have them as an occasional treat at mealtimes
  • Brush your teeth twice a day for about 2 minutes with a fluoride toothpaste
  • Clean between your teeth using floss or an interdental brush every day to remove food, debris and plaque

National Tooh Ache Day