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

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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Dental erosion

Dental erosion occurs when part of the enamel surface of your teeth is dissolved by acids. It's caused by diet, medicines, health conditions and more.

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Dental problems

Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.

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Gingivitis

Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Learn more about the signs and treatment of gingivitis.

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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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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.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

This group of genetic conditions affects the nervous system, usually the hand and foot muscles first. It worsens, but some therapies are effective.

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Neuromuscular system

The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.

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Teeth grinding

Teeth grinding (bruxsim) is a fairly common behaviour. There are ways to protect your teeth from damage, and the condition is treatable.

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Dental fissure sealants

Dental fissure sealants are a protective layer applied on the chewing teeth (molars) to reduce tooth decay. Applying sealants is quick and painless. Learn more.

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