Many Australian families still don’t visit their local dentist as they are uninformed of the free dental work supported by The Child Dental Benefits Schedule Scheme. The deputy CEO of the Australian Dental Association’s Group emphasised the need to enlighten people about this scheme. It is vital to visit the dentist to avoid complicated issues later while also preventing gum disease and maintaining healthy gums.
- The Child Dental Benefits Schedule uptake has gradually increased since its 2013 induction, but some families are still unaware of the Scheme.
- Saliva plays a pivotal role in flushing the oral environment, but our salivary glands produce very little saliva when we are asleep.
- Frequent consumption of bottled fruit juices, soft drinks, energy drinks and snacking on foods with hidden sugars like biscuits, crackers, cereals, chips and even dried fruit can cause acid attacks on
“The Child Dental Benefits Schedule uptake has gradually increased since its 2013 induction, but some families are still not yet aware of the scheme.”