Oral Health

Algoma Public Health

Oral Health

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The World Health Organization defines oral health as being free of chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral sores, birth defects such as cleft lip and palate, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay and tooth loss, and other diseases and disorders that affect the mouth and oral cavity.


Taking proper care of your teeth and gums is a life long commitment. Following these simple steps below, should keep your oral health in check.

  • Brush teeth 2x daily
  • Floss daily
  • Regular visits to a dental professional 


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Date of Creation: June 1, 2015

Last Modified: November 28, 2019