FACT SHEET: ORAL CANCER

FACT SHEET: ORAL CANCER

Did you know? Oral cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that affects the mouth and/or throat. Also known as oropharyngeal cancer, it refers to cancer that can appear on the gums, lips, lining of the cheeks, tongue, salivary glands, and tonsils. Signs and Symptoms...
FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

Is your asthma under control? What is Asthma? Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers. The muscles around the airway squeeze tight, the airways swell, become narrow and there is more mucus....
FACT SHEET: GUM HEALTH

FACT SHEET: GUM HEALTH

Warning Signs of Gum Disease: Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among adults. Gum disease can be easily treated if it is diagnosed in the early stages. The signs of gum disease can be subtle and can come on...
FACT SHEET: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

FACT SHEET: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

What you might not know about Heart Attacks Around 55,000 Australians suffer a heart attack each year, that’s one in every 10 mins. Almost 9,000 Australians die of heart attack in a year, that’s one life per hour. A heart attack claims one woman’s life every two...
FACT SHEET: FLOSSING

FACT SHEET: FLOSSING

Flossing is an essential for good oral health say leading dental associations Did you know? Flossing removes plaque between our teeth that our toothbrushes miss. It also can polish tooth surfaces and control bad breath. It has been thought that flossing before...
FACT SHEET: DEPRESSION IN MEN

FACT SHEET: DEPRESSION IN MEN

You need to know the signs of depression – not only for you, but also for your friends and family. What are the signs of Depression? Have you experienced any of below symptoms for more than two weeks? Behaviour not going out anymore not getting things done at...