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Mouth diseases

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Last reviewed: April 2020


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Gum disease - Better Health Channel

Brushing teeth regularly helps to prevent gum disease and early treatment can help save affected teeth.

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Bleeding gums - myDr.com.au

Bleeding gums are something many people notice when brushing their teeth or flossing, however, healthy gums rarely bleed.

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Dental health | Diabetes Australia

The mouth is often overlooked as an area of the body with complications associated with diabetes

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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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Oral healthcare - myDr.com.au

Oral health problems include tooth decay, gum disease, mouth ulcers, halitosis, childhood teething and oral thrush.

Read more on myDr website

How Smoking Affects the Mouth | myVMC

Smoking plays a part in several diseases and lesions in the mouth, the most common being gum disease. The chance of dental implant failure is also more common among smokers than among non-smokers.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Brushing (18-30yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Brushing your teeth removes the plaque that causes tooth decay and gum disease. Information for younger Adults 18 - 30 years.

Read more on ADA – Australian Dental Association website

- Mouth Cancer - Introduction | Head and Neck Cancer Types | Head and Neck Cancer Australia

What do we mean by 'Mouth Cancer'? Mouth Cancer is a colloquial term for Oral Cancer

Read more on Head and Neck Cancer Australia website

Cancer Treatment and Oral Health (18-30yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

Your teeth & gums need to be looked after while you're undergoing cancer treatment. Information for younger Adults 18 - 30 years.

Read more on ADA – Australian Dental Association website

Dry Mouth

A dry mouth (or xerostomia) is due to decreased saliva flow or changes in the amount of saliva produced.

Read more on Queensland Health website

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