Gum disease is caused by plaque and occurs when the tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth becomes infected.
Dental care for children
Tooth decay is rising, so it’s vital to teach your child good oral health habits. Learn tips on cleaning their teeth and when to seek further help.
Gingivitis and halitosis
Trusted information about gingivitis and halitosis treatments and prevention.
Trusted information about dental care and dental and mouth care for children can be found on this page.
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.
Oral sex and mouth care
Trusted information on oral sex, mouth care and preventing STI's.
Tooth decay occurs when a cavity forms in your tooth. It can affect people of all ages. However, tooth decay can be prevented as well as treated.
Trusted information on teeth cleaning including when and how to brush you teeth, how to floss, using mouthwash and plaque-disclosing tablets.
Oral-facial cleft lip and palate
Learn about oral-facial cleft lip and cleft palate - birth defects in which the tissues of the mouth or lip don't form properly during foetal development.
Mouth sores and ulcers
Trusted information about mouth sores and ulcer and tips for looking after yourself.