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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.
Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.
Bleeding gums and dental bleeding
Bleeding from your gums or any other type of dental bleeding can be caused by a dental procedure, an injury or gum disease. Find out what to do.
Toothache and swelling
Toothache can start suddenly and the pain can range from mild to very strong. It may extend from the tooth to the head, ear and jaw. Find out more.
Dental care tips
To avoid future dental problems, you need to take good care of your teeth and gums. Find out how to keep your mouth healthy and to prevent cavities.
Dental care for children
Tooth decay is on the rise, so it’s vital to teach your child good oral health habits. Get tips on how to clean your children's teeth well.
This group of genetic conditions affects the nervous system, usually the hand and foot muscles first. It worsens, but some therapies are effective.
Teeth grinding (bruxsim) is a fairly common behaviour. There are ways to protect your teeth from damage, and the condition is treatable.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
Tooth decay occurs when a cavity develops in your tooth. It can affect people of all ages. However, tooth decay can be prevented as well as treated.