Healthy Smiles News

24 October 2016

Colgate and NZDA join forces to encourage Healthy Habits in the fight against tooth decay

On 1 July Colgate-Palmolive and the New Zealand Dental Association launched Oral Health Month with the theme Healthy Habits for Healthy Smiles. The New Zealand Dental Association states that "good oral health is vital to general health". This can be maintained by keeping a diet rich in nutritional foods, brushing morning and night, flossing daily, and scheduling regular dental check-ups to monitor your oral health - not just when problems… Read More »

Tooth Structure

The part of the tooth that is usually visible over the gum is called the crown and the part that is attached to the gum is called the root. Enamel is the outer calcified tissue layer covering the crown of the tooth. It is one of the hardest substances in the body.

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