For the public
Our posters and fact sheets cover a range of oral health topics. These resources are versatile and can be used in dental practices, other healthcare settings, schools, universities and more.
Ageing and oral health
Good oral health is important for the health and wellbeing of older people, particularly those with existing health conditions. This fact sheet explains how oral health can be maintained in to older age, and how carers play an important role.
Healthy eating for healthy teeth – exam time
When students are time poor, they may choose convenient snacks and meals that are high in sugar or fat. Eating unhealthy food can lead to poorer exam performance, but this fact sheet explains that there are plenty of healthy options that will fuel the brain, protect the teeth and keep them going!
Choosing tap water
Drinking tap water is a great, inexpensive way to stay hydrated and have a healthy smile! This fact sheet explains why it's important to choose tap water over sugary drinks.
Dental erosion is caused by acid contacting and dissolving the tooth surface. Learn more about dental erosion and how to prevent it from this fact sheet.
There are plenty of dental myths out there – but are they fact or fiction? This fact sheet reveals the truth about six common myths.
The availability of fluoride-free toothpaste has increased in recent years. When making a choice about whether to use toothpaste with or without fluoride, it is important to weigh up all the facts. Learn more about fluoride toothpaste and its benefits in this fact sheet.
Healthy snacks for healthy teeth
With so many foods being promoted as healthy, it can be tough to know just what is and what isn't. This fact sheet breaks it down to help you understand which foods and drinks are best for your teeth and overall health.
With most processed foods and drinks containing large amounts of added sugar, it’s not surprising that many Australians have consumed more than the daily recommended limit of sugar before they have finished their breakfast! Learn how to identify the hidden sugars in the foods you eat in this fact sheet to prevent having too much sugar in your diet.
Oral health tips for the holiday season
The holiday season is full of treats. While no one wants to be the Grinch – taking a bit of care during festivities can help reduce the risks to your teeth. This fact sheet gives some handy tips to keep your smile looking (and feeling) fabulous during the holidays.
Oral hygiene milestones
This chart shows how to care for your children's teeth up to eight years of age.
Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a repetitive jaw-muscle activity that involves clenching or grinding of the teeth or thrusting of the jaw. This fact sheet explains the signs and symptoms of teeth grinding, and how you can manage the condition to reduce damage to your teeth and pain.
Wisdom teeth are the last permanent teeth to appear and can cause problems if left unchecked. Learn more about them in this fact sheet.
Healthy teeth, happy kids
It can be difficult getting children to understand the importance of good oral health and how to take care of their teeth (without tears!). This poster, developed with the children's band The Mik Maks, shows children how they can look after their teeth and have fun at the same time.
Cleaning in between teeth
This poster explains how to floss and use interdental brushes effectively.
Erosion: Are you washing away your teeth?
Learn about dental erosion and what causes it in this poster.
Tooth decay: Learn to spot the warning signs
Learn to spot the signs of tooth decay and how to prevent it in this poster.
What’s in your baby’s bottle?
This poster gives you helpful tips for taking care of your baby's teeth.