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salivary gland disorders use mouthwash more than toothpaste

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
39 years experience Dentistry
Contin. biotene: Biotene is safe to use long term so keep using it if it is solving your dry mouth problem. Should not cause any problems to salivary glands, but if yo ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Moore
43 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Biotene safety: As a product manufactured and distributed under the auspices of the fda, biotene and its related products must meet minimal safety requirements set by ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Salivary gland disorders means ANY problem of the saliva glands: major or minor salivary glands. Anything - infection, tumors, stones, etc. See an ENT ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
20 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Symptoms of salivary gland disease: •abnormal tastes, foul tastes •decreased ability to open the mouth •discomfort when opening the mouth •dry mout ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many: Dry mouth, pain or swelling where the salivary glands are located (in front the ears, underneath the neck or tongue area), discomfort when opening, pa ... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain, swell, spit: Swelling in area, pain, change in saliva.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not many: Generally a good history from the patient and physical exam will get an appropriate diagnosis. Sometimes lab work is helpful if a systemic problem is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary disorders: You have 6 major and hundreds of minor salivary glands. They make saliva (spit), which is important for oral hygiene and digestion. Your 6 main gland ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Grischkan
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Salivary gland disorders are a broad group of disorders. You need to be more specific... Ie: drooling, dry mouth, swelling of the salivary gland, p ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe-Vague: The most common problem is "sialoadenitis" where the gland gets blocked up, and becomes painful and swollen. This can be initially treated with hot c ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Listerine: Listerine is effective at reducing gingivitis however if one has a dry mouth the alcohol can make it drier. As with ant other product the can be sens ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: What you described is unlikely to result on salivary gland tumors or any other disorder. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
48 years experience Dentistry
Several ways.: xrays, Mri, ct scan, needle aspiration, die injection many many ways. Good luck

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