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A 31-year-old member asked:

how can i get absalutly perfect teeth in a day?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tall Order: Without knowing the type of treatment that you need, it is impossible to say what can or cannot be accomplished in an 8 hour period. In addition, it is unknown what costs you are willing to incur to achieve your goal. Your best bet is to be evaluated by a local dentist who can advise you as to what is best for that perfect smile.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

I brush my teeth two or three times a day and they are still yellow. What to do?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Whitening strips: I am not a dentist, but here is what works for me. Be sure to get regular cleanings at the dentist. Avoid cola, tea and coffee. Avoid blueberries. Floss every day. Do not brush too hard or you may damage your teeth and gums. Over the counter whitening strips can help remove the yellow color. Use as directed.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

Does drinking a cup of coffee a day make your teeth yellow? How much is too much?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
NO: Brush your teeth or rinse with water after coffee if you are still concerned.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How bad is it to brush your teeth 10-20 times a day?

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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 35 years experience
Why not cut back: 3x/day is sufficient...If you feel that you're having bad breath issues, there are products that can help. Also, be certain to floss to remove bacteria between teeth. Generally, brushing too much/frequently/hard can damage the enamel along the gumline.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it important to brush your teeth twice a day or after every meal?

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Dr. Mark Sawyer
Dentistry 37 years experience
After every meal: I am sure you have heard it before, you should always bruch and floss after every meal. New studies show that it is best to wait a half an hour after you eat to brush and floss.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Could having TMJ cause my teeth to grind during the day time?

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
LIkely the other way: It is more than likely that your grinding is exacerbating your tmj. Would be worth your while to look into solutions for your TMJ by speaking with a dentist or ent. Good luck!

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