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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Rinse it: You can rinse it in water after you are finished. You can also dip it in some mouthwash and then let it air dry.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Morales
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: It has the effect of loosening up plaque, so it may be more effective than a manual toothbrush. As with any toothbrush, consistency is the key, so mak ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
All toothbrushes: All toothbrushes work. Just like your hands work at cleaning your body when you take a bath or shower or wash them in the sink. It's more how you use ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
New tooth brush: Replace your tooth brush when it begins to look worn and frayed. This varies depending upon the individual tooth brush, how often you brush, for how l ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Sonic: All dental care can work well regardless of the device if used regularly and properly. The sonic device has been proven to be a little more effective ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Floss first: The floss will disrupt the plaque between your teeth, allowing it to be more easily brushed away.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Neither: Carafate (sucralfate) tends to bind to sites oozing blood. Proton pump inhibitors partially block hcl acid secreting cells in upper 2/3 of stomach fro ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
User beware: Both are excellent if used properly so is old fashion tooth brushing with a soft brush.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
AA's versus PPI's: Tums (calcium carbonate) is an antacid--it helps neutralize acid that has already been produced, & as such has value in providing immediate relief of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Electric toothbrush will help for dexterity problem. Other wise, any soft bristly tooth brush will do the job. Any toothpaste with Fluoride is also ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
New toothbrush: You need a new toothbrush. By the time you read this answer, the bristles will have passed into your intestines. Be careful next time.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
If mild, yes: If the decay is just getting started (often called a white spot lesion) then yes, it may be reversible. A good product for this is mi paste plus, whi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Must versus should?: Typically, the first generation ppi's (proton pump inhibitors) work best if the drug is in your bloodstream before food stimulates acid production. Th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valery Uhl
35 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many work: The one that works for you. Try each of these and see which one works well for you. Some folks prefer tablets like Tums (calcium carbonate) and rola ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Dancygier
24 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Hygiene: I would recommend you floss first then brush. I would rinse lastly with either a flouride rinse an all in one rinse from crest or Colgate.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Brushing: Obviously brushing is very important, even brushing without tooth paste is better than not brushing at all. Certainly there are very soft tooth brushe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Each has relative...: ...merits based on duration of action, side effects, tolerance, cost/insurance coverage. All are equally efficacious, so your question should be bett ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, when used properly.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience Dentistry
Fluoride: Try not to drink soda, or eat alot of candy or cakes. Use a Fluoride toothpaste and make sure your dentist for check-ups.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Prabably not: Ppi may produce symptoms similar to food allergy. See this site for side effects of ppi http://www.Pdrhealth.Com/proton-pump-inhibitors/side-effects- ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
It may: There is some evidence that suggests it is a treatment for h.pylori. Check with your doctor if you are concerned! Best wishes!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: This mouth rinse helps kill the bacteria in your mouth. It will help with bad breath. However the cause of the bad breath will need to be addressed. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Manning
42 years experience Dentistry
Please clarify...: Your statement is somewhat difficult to understand. Could you clarify your syntax? Aggressive toothbrush use of any type can be detrimental. Your de ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Alper
20 years experience Dentistry
Sonicare is Great: I generally recommend the sonicare to all my patients, and I use one myself.
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