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The role Calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus play in the formation and maintenance of healthy teeth and gums.

Calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus

Denture care tips and advice.

Denture care

How fillings are used to restore teeth and how fissure sealants help to prevent tooth decay.

Fillings and sealants

Water fluoridation and the benefits of fluoride.


Why a bad diet can result in tooth decay and tips on what you can eat and drink to maintain healthy teeth.

Food and drink for healthy teeth

Top tips for taking care of your teeth and maintaining good oral health habits while staying at home.

Taking care of your teeth at home

How and why some medicines can affect your oral health.

Medications and oral health

When should you use a mouthguard and which type protects your teeth best.


Know the risks, know the signs.

Oral cancer

Risks of mouth piercings and how to look after a pierced tongue or mouth.

Oral (mouth) piercings

What is orthodontics and how is it used to straighten teeth and fix jaw problems e.g. using dental braces.


Gum disease symptoms and treatment.

Periodontitis (gum disease)

How smoking, alcohol and recreational drugs harm the mouth and how to minimise damage.

Smoking, alcohol and recreational drugs

Stainless steel crowns are ready-made metal caps used to repair a decayed baby tooth.

Stainless steel crowns

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that replaces damaged or infected pulp in the tooth’s root canal, with a filling.

Root canal treatment

Teeth grinding signs and symptoms, possible causes and complications.

Teeth grinding (bruxism)

Common wisdom teeth problems and their symptoms, treatment and after care.

Wisdom teeth

What to do if you knock out or damage a permanent tooth or if your infant knocks out a baby tooth.

Knocked out or broken teeth