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Periodontal diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Dental conditions during pregnancy - myDr.com.au

Pregnancy can trigger oral health problems such as gingivitis, pregnancy epulis (pregancy granuloma) and tooth decay.

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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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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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Oraqix Periodontal gel - myDr.com.au

Oraqix Periodontal gel - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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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.

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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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Gingivitis (gum disease) information | myVMC

Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum (gingival tissues). It may be caused by poor oral hygiene, irritation, infection or medication use.

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Dental hygiene (proper brushing and flossing techniques) | myVMC

Developing good dental hygiene is extremely important in fighting against dental problems such as dental caries, gum disease and halitosis, which are mostly the result of an accumulation of dental plaque and dental calculus

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Oral Health and Parkinson's | Parkinson's Australia

Oral health significantly impacts overall health and wellbeing but can be easily overlooked when addressing the symptoms of Parkinson‟s. Evidence-informed guidelines for optimal oral and dental health specific to Parkinson‟s are limited.

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Looking after your teeth during pregnancy

Information on looking after your teeth during pregnancy including dentist visits, morning sickness, fluoride and calcium, plus links to trusted resources.

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