Does your mouth constantly feel dry and sticky, even if you drink plenty of water? You might have a condition known as dry mouth syndrome (also called xerostomia).
As well as feeling uncomfortable, a persistently dry mouth can also increase your risk of developing other oral health problems such as ..... Read more
Tooth decay is the most common dental problem in Australia, affecting more than 90% of people in their lives, and the most common chronic disease affecting children. While teeth can decay for many reasons, the leading culprit is sugar added to food and drink.
Even if you've already tried to cut down..... Read more
Toothache can happen for many reasons. Sometimes the reason is obvious – if you've been hit in the face or bitten into something hard – but other times it can seem like the pain comes out of nowhere.
Toothache isn't always a cause for alarm, but in some cases, it can point to an underlying problem t..... Read more
Bad breath is fairly common, but in most cases it's temporary and goes away after you brush your teeth.
More severe bad breath (halitosis) is thought to affect around 2.4 percent of adults. As well as being a source of embarrassment and lost confidence, it could also be a symptom of an underlying he..... Read more
The teeth may be the strongest part of the body, but they're not indestructible. Chipping or breaking a tooth is a common dental injury that can happen to people of all ages. Knowing what to do if your tooth gets damaged could improve your chance of making a fast recovery.
Teeth may be more prone to..... Read more