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  • Limiting sugary foods and drinks and brushing your teeth twice a day helps to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
  • Have regular check-ups with your oral health professional to address any problems early.
  • Quit smoking and limit alcohol intake to reduce your risk of oral cancer.
  • Protect your face and mouth when playing or training for sport.

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Reviewed on: 06-06-2022