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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Gum disease

Gum disease is caused by plaque and occurs when the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth becomes infected. Learn what to do here.

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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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Mouth diseases

Links to our information partners' articles about mouth and gum diseases.

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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.

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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.

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Gingivitis

Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Without treatment they can get worse.

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Tooth abscess

A tooth abscess develops when the root of the tooth becomes infected. Find out how to prevent a tooth abscess and when to see a dentist.

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Teeth cleaning

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.

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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.

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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.

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