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Mouth and teeth

A healthy mouth is important to your overall health, and for eating, drinking, breathing and speaking. Get tips for keeping your mouth healthy here.

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Mouth and tongue cuts

Cuts to the mouth and tongue can bleed alot as there is a large blood supply to that area, making the cut seem much worse than it actually is.

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Mouth diseases

Trusted information about mouth diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on hand, foot and mouth disease.

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Mouth sores and ulcers

An ulcer is a common type of mouth sore. It can make everyday tasks like teeth brushing, talking, eating and drinking feel uncomfortable.

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Dry mouth syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it’s annoying; others find it affects their teeth and gums. Find out more.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness that mainly affects children under 5 years old, but can sometimes affect older children and adults.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease prevention

The best way to prevent hand, foot and mouth disease from spreading is to practise good hygiene.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease symptoms

How to look for the signs and symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, as well as a more serious infection.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease treatment

There is no treatment to kill the coxsackievirus that causes hand, foot and mouth disease. The symptoms usually clear up in 7 to 10 days.

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Oral sex and mouth care

Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.

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