Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Gum disease is caused by plaque and occurs when the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth becomes infected. Learn what to do here.
Bleeding gums and dental bleeding
Bleeding from your gums or any other type of dental bleeding can be caused by a dental procedure, an injury or gum disease. Find out what to do.
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5 heart health myths, busted
Heart disease is the leading underlying cause of death in Australia. Knowing how to look after your heart is essential, but there's a lot of misinformation out there.
Halitosis (bad breath)
Halitosis (bad breath) is normal when you wake up. But if it doesn't go away after a while, it can be a sign of another condition. Learn more here.
Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Without treatment they can get worse.
Tooth brushing stops plaque build-up and prevents cavities. Find out how to brush, floss and wash your teeth and mouth to keep them healthy.
Guide to dental procedures
Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.
Root canal treatment
A root canal treatment can save an infected or damaged tooth. Here’s what’s involved and a list of signs and symptoms indicating it may be needed.
Dental bridge procedure
A dental bridge permanently replaces missing teeth with false teeth. The bridge is attached to the teeth on either side of the gap.