Gum disease is caused by plaque and occurs when the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth becomes infected. Learn what to do here.
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.
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.
Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.
Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.
'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'.
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.
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.
Gingivitis and halitosis
Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Without treatment they can get worse.
Asthma and pregnancy
Most asthma medicines have been shown to be extremely safe for both you and your developing baby but check with your doctor if taking oral corticosteroids.