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Oral health overview
From bad breath to oral cancer, mouth problems can range from embarrassing to life threatening. However, simple measures, like brushing teeth after eating, flossing and a regular check-up at the dentist can help prevent cavities, gum disease and other oral problems.
Millions of pounds spent by the NHS in England each year on extracting rotten teeth could be saved if water fluoridation was extended to areas of the country with high levels of tooth decay, says a report.
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