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Symptom checker

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Mouth diseases and conditions

Having a healthy mouth is important for your overall health. Learn how to keep your mouth healthy and when you should see a doctor.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness mainly affecting children under 10 years old but sometimes affecting older children and adults.

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School exclusion periods

If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at daycare or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.

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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.

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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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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.

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Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a type of nerve pain. It may feel like a sudden pain in your jaw or cheek. Read more about trigeminal neuralgia.

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Mouth cancer

Mouth cancer can affect your tongue, lips, cheeks or soft palate. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, treatment and importance of early diagnosis.

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Blisters

A blister is a painful sore where fluid forms between top layers of skin. Learn more on how to treat blisters and when to see a doctor.

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Dry mouth syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it's annoying; others find it affects the health of their teeth and gums.

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