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Mouth diseases

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Last reviewed: April 2022


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Gum disease treatment

Treatment for gum disease known as periodontal disease can include non-surgical and surgical treatment options. Treatment is recommended to be completed in steps and requires work from both the patient and the dental team.

Read more on Teeth.org.au website

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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Gum disease - Better Health Channel

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Smoking and vaping

Smoking and vaping is associated with a higher risk of gum disease, tooth loss, complications after dental treatments, and users are more likely to develop oral cancers.

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Alcohol and oral health

How does alcohol effect your teeth and gums? Tooth erosion and oral cancer are more likely to develop in long-term, heavy drinkers.

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Gum diseases

Periodontal diseases are a wide range of diseases that affect the gums. The most common types of periodontal disease are gingivitis and periodontitis

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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.

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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.

Read more on WA Health website

Oral cancer

Oral cancer is a potentially fatal disease that can affect anyone, of any age. It is an aggressive disease with a survival rate of only 50% over 5 years.

Read more on Teeth.org.au 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

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