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No: People who have periodontal disease need to have their teeth cleaned 4 times a year. There is also a genetic component to periodontal disease. If your ... Read More
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Dr. Park Firebaugh
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Probably: If you haven't been told that you have gum disease before and haven't had deep cleanings before, then yes, regular cleanings involving scaling and pol ... Read More
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No: White nail polish is not formulated for oral use. It will not adhere in a moist environment, it is toxic, and it can damage your oral soft tissue . Do ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Brown
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Tooth Staining: Best technique to remove tooth stain is with an instrument called a prophy jet. Something like a powerwash of the dentition.
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Dr. Mark Birnbach
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Whitening toothpaste: Fluoride toothpastes do not have an active ingredient to whiten teeth. Whitening toothpastes are more abrasive, so they'll remove stains from coffee o ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Poskozim
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Canines = chompers: Canines are the first teeth in the mouth that start to grind food when eaten. Food then goes past them and continues to get ground down by the premol ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
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The : The prophy paste is a special cleansing agent dentists and hygienists use to remove the plaque and stain from teeth. This contains a fine abrasive ma ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Baking : Baking soda is found in many toothpastes. It is a base, which neutralizes the acids that the bacteria clinging to your teeth produce. It is also sligh ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Newman
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Wait: It may take some time for your joints to accommodate the minor changes made (assuming they were minor adjustments to your teeth). If you're still not ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Douglas
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Probably Yes: If the tooth is not badly chipped, broken or decayed your dentist can polish the enamel so that it's smooth. If the tooth is decayed or broken, he can ... Read More

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