Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
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.
Dental care and 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.
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.
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.
Personal hygiene for children
Good personal hygiene can boost your child's self-esteem, as well as keep them healthy. Find tips and links that will help support your children.
Gum disease is caused by plaque and occurs when the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth becomes infected. Learn what to do here.
Tongue-tie division (infant)
A tongue-tie joins the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Dividing the tongue-tie should allow your baby to feed better and improve oral hygiene.
Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Learn more about the signs and treatment of gingivitis.
Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material that form in the tonsils when debris builds up. Learn about 'tonsilloliths' symptoms and treatment.
Veneers are thin coverings that can make your teeth look more white and regular. Veneers can be made from porcelain or composite resin (plastic and glass).