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Dental erosion

Dental erosion is when some of the enamel surface of your teeth is dissolved by acids. Find out about the causes and how to prevent dental erosion.

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Tooth abscess

A tooth abscess develops when the root of your tooth becomes infected. Find out when you need to see your dentist or dental practitioner.

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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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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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'Healthy' juices might not be so good for your teeth

You've probably heard about tooth decay, but acid erosion can wear away the enamel on teeth. Juices and acidic beverages, including kombucha, are partly to blame for 'acid wear'.

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Dental fillings

Dental fillings or tooth fillings are used to fill a hole or cavity in your tooth. Your dentist will choose the best filling material for your tooth.

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Dental fissure sealants

Dental fissure sealants are a protective layer applied to the grooves of your teeth. Find out how fissure sealant can reduce tooth decay.

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Guide to dental procedures

Dental procedures help with pain, infection, injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Here are some questions to ask your dental practitioner.

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