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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes : Over time the coloration of the extraction site changes until it eventually looks the same as the surrounding tissue. Nothing to be concerned with.
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Dr. Richard Kelner
9 years experience Dentistry
Extraction: If it was surgical or sutured most dentist place in gelfoam which looks white. If it's several dead old and was partially closed it could just be slou ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Jouhari
24 years experience Dentistry
Order: Floss first brush seconed rinse last. You do not need to rinse with salt water and over the counter mouth wash both. One or the other is enough. I per ... Read More
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Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
In my opinion : I suggest my patients fbi - floss, brush and then irrigate (rinse vigorously and spit out). What is your reason for using listerine? If you want to u ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
More info needed: A visualization of that area, along with proper radiographs can let your local dentist diagnose you properly. Give your dentist a call for an appointm ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Probalbly not: Brushing your teeth too hard especially not using a soft toothbrush could cause your gums to recede. A study in 2010 found that poor oral hygiene is a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: And gum disease too.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Probably : Using a strong abrasive agent can cause wearing of the dental enamel. Toothpastes in us are fda regulated and tend to have optimal abrasives.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
It is nnot good: Enamel can wear like anything else. The harder the bristle and the more abrasive the toothpaste, the more likely the damage.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Doberenz
33 years experience Dentistry
Luke warm: Luke warm water is fine, any temperature will work. If you want to soften the bristles of your toothbrush just slightly, use a little warmer water ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Water temp: It doesn't matter. Use whatever is comfortable.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not really: It's the toothebrush that cleans your teeth. Toothpaste makes your mouth taste good and gives you the benefits of fluoride, whitening agents, etc. U ... Read More

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