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