FACT SHEET: SMOKING AND YOUR TEETH

FACT SHEET: SMOKING AND YOUR TEETH

Did you know that: The most obvious effect of smoking is the staining and discolouration of teeth, caused by the nicotine and tar in cigarettes. Smoking has also been linked to a decrease of blood flow to the teeth and gums, bone shrinkage, teeth loss, and an...
FACT SHEET: OSTEOPOROSIS

FACT SHEET: OSTEOPOROSIS

What is Osteoporosis? A disease that makes bones become brittle leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bone. It occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more quickly than the body can replace them, causing a loss of bone thickness (bone density or...
Ways to help manage Asthma more effectively

Ways to help manage Asthma more effectively

With 1 in 9 Australians, around 2.5 million living with asthma daily, this is a condition that is important to effectively manage to help enhance quality of life for sufferers. What is asthma? Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways in the lungs. These...