Exercise Right Week 25th – 31st May 2020

Every year Exercise & Sports Science Australia campaigns Exercise Right Week to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining our physical and mental health. https://exerciseright.com.au/

New Horizons Dental aims to educate patients on the benefits of maintaining good oral health care to gain the full benefits and avoid potential damage from exercising.

Did you know vigorous exercise can have damaging effects on your oral health? It is important to stay sufficiently hydrated, avoid sports drinks with high sugar content and avoid clenching and grinding. However, exercise when done right can have many benefits on your oral health and general health.

How does exercise benefit my dental health?

Lower risk of gum disease

Reducing stress

Nose breathing

TMJ (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction)

Growth and development

Maintaining healthy BMI (Body Mass Index)

General health

If you have any concerns and your exercise routine and possible adverse effects on your dental health, please ring our practice for a consultation 07 4099 3232