Have a Healthy and Happy Holiday

Top tips on the best ways to preserve your smile

December 6, 2010

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TORONTO, ON – With holiday activities in full swing, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is encouraging everyone to stay focused on maintaining good oral health during this hectic time of year.

"We know how busy the holidays can get, and that priorities may shift, but neglecting to brush, floss and eat right can really affect your oral health," says Dr. Lynn Tomkins, ODA President. "It is at times when we are stressed and overwhelmed while planning for the holidays that your oral health, and your overall health, may be most vulnerable."

The ODA offers the following tips on how to maintain good oral health during the holidays: 

”The holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry – but moderation is the key,” says Dr. Tomkins. “Maintaining good oral health habits throughout the year can see you through occasional indulgences during special occasions.”



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