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Sonicare gum recession

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Killgore
Cosmetic Dentistry 16 years experience
Corporate hype: This situation is likely a comment made from a sales rep visiting a dental office. The game here is...Sales rep from company "A" buys the hygenist's l... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Sonicare Toothbrush: The latest study demonstrates that long-term use of Sonicare toothbrush improves periodontal health in adult periodontitis and it's very addictiv... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Gum recession: See a local dentist, preferably a Periodontist to evaluate the cause of the gum recession, discuss treatment alternatives and suggest the best home ca... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
What you should do: What you should do is see a gum/bone Specislist, a Periodontist, to determine the cause of the recession (and underlying bone loss), whether recession... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
No and No: ... to your questions. But a sonicare toothbrush is not therapy for periodontitis. If you are truly 29 and have periodontitis, you need to be evaluate... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Recommended: The latest study demonstrates that long-term use of Sonicare toothbrush improves periodontal health in adult periodontitis. Dentists recommend the Son... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Periodontitis: A Sonicare toothbrush can help you keep your teeth clean and be an aid in your home are routine but it will not cure periodontal disease. You need t... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Maybe : If your gums are sensitive, start with a new soft bristled manual brush and gently brush after every meal. Floss or use an oral irrigator as well. In ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Preference: We are proscribed from advocating any particular brand. Thrilled you've decided to get an electric toothbrush. That's one part of your Oral Health P... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Bruise: All sorts of lesions can appear in the mouth, from a temporary burn from extremely hot food, to gum damage form an abscess (infection), to oral cancer... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Brush gums: As you get older your gums recede as a natural process but you are doing everything to promote good oral hygiene . Try brushing your gums first to sti... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not likely: But used incorrectly, it can push debris into the sulcus around your tooth instead of dislodging it. The food and bacteria can irritate the gum, whic... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Gum recession from?: Not if properly made and you keep your mouth clean. If you have gum recession, consult with a periodontist for an evaluation as to cause. Also run thi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
Periodontics 27 years experience
Periodontists: Periodontists are dental specialists who have gone through 3 or more years of specialty/residency training after dental school, for proper treatmnt of... Read More

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