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Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Hmmmm...NO: Sure I guess if some is uber crazy on brushing the tongue that it may be harmful but the tongue is very resilient & tough. Some like brushing, so ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Landman
31 years experience Dentistry
Skin: Sorry it is sore. Could be from the procedure , since it was deep cleaning i have to assume there was a lot of debris under the gum and the gum on t ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Most tongue: lesions (in the absence of the use of Tobacco products ) are due to IRRITATION from shar edges on teeth or fillings...Have the biopsy.but NOT TO WORRY ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No and yes and yes: No, it is not necessary that you use mouthwash. Yes, it is in your best interests to be seen regularly by a dentist. No matter how well you think you ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Infected tooth Infec: Until you get the root canal done you will have an infection. Even an antibiotic will not cure this. So you will be facing possible pain, swelling, ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Fritz
42 years experience Dentistry
Dental issues: Yes, keep the appointment. Sounds like you have infection in your gums which the laser will help remove.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
OTC Medication: Take some advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you would normally take for a headache. Avoid very hot and cold foods until things settle down which ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Be gentle: Brushing roof of mouth unnecessary. Gums next to teeth need to be cleaned, especially the sulcus between the gum and the tooth. Important: 1-use SO ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Find bew dentist: Without a visual exam and more details, help of any kind is hard to offer you. Sorry. A word of advice, though: if your dentist is not listening to yo ... Read More
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