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Looking after teeth & gums

You can avoid many dental problems by having a good oral health routine (brushing and flossing), having a regular six-monthly check-up, and following a tooth-friendly diet. The links on this page give information on how to look after your teeth and gums.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. October 2013.

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Ageing & dental health

Diabetes & gum problems


Food & drink for good oral health

Smoking & teeth

Toothbrushing & flossing

Toothpaste, mouthwash & other dental products

Tooth whitening

Women's teeth & gums

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