• Brushing and Flossing

    Regular brushing helps remove plaque and bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease, which are linked to serious conditions like diabetes and respiratory diseases. Flossing removes plaque and food that you cannot reach with your toothbrush.

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  • Early Childhood Tooth Decay

    Your baby’s teeth are important for chewing and speaking. Keeping your baby’s mouth clean will help prevent dental caries (tooth decay). Tooth decay is serious at any age and may lead to pain, infection, difficulty eating, and/or speech problems.

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Oral health is important for the health of your entire body. NunavutSmiles is developed to include resources for families, educators and health care professionals. Find out about upcoming dental visits in your community, learn about preventative oral care for all ages and all Nunavummiut.

For questions and concerns, you may contact us through the form on the website or through [email protected]

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