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Jaw diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Wisdom teeth - Better Health Channel

Wisdom teeth that may cause problems are best taken out sooner rather than later.

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Temporomandibular joint disorders - myDr.com.au

Find out more about temporomandibular disorders, or TMJ disorders, which cause dull, aching pain in the jaw.

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Print Scanners | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Print scannersTechnology such as a scanner and JAWs software has helped Brandon to pursue his social science degree. Print scanners use a scanner (similar to a photocopier), on which you place the material to be read. The scanner then transfers the document you have scanned to the print scanning software (also known as Optical Character Recognition or OCR software).

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Teeth Grinding (31-64yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

This is an involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth. Information for Adults 31 - 64 years.

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Orthodontic treatment

Orthodontics involves the use of a range of corrective devices, such as braces and plates, to encourage the teeth to align properly.

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Tooth anatomy - myDr.com.au

View this image of the structure of a normal tooth and see what's underneath the enamel of your teeth.

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Gum disease (gingivitis) :: SA Health

Gum disease (gingivitis) affects the gums, bone and the tissue supporting the teeth - care of your gums is as important as care of your teeth

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Gum disease

Most people will have gum disease at some time in their life. Some of the common signs of gum disease are gums that are red, puffy or bleed.

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Tooth decay and gum disease

Tooth decay and gum disease are the 2 main types of dental disease, but good oral hygiene can prevent them both.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a mild viral infection caused by different human viruses, for example, Coxsackie A, enterovirus and echovirus.

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