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Dr. Gary Sandler
1,095 doctors shared insights

Dental Care (Overview)

Dental care is taking proper care of your teeth and gums, which includes brushing, flossing, regular dental exams, and any necessary treatments such as fillings, flouride treatments, or extractions.


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Best dental care routine?

Best dental care routine?

Consistency: Brush at least twice a day. Floss before you brush. Rinse with a Fluoride rinse if you get many cavities. Chew xylitol gum. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
1,095 doctors shared insights

Dental Care (Overview)

Dental care is taking proper care of your teeth and gums, which includes brushing, flossing, regular dental exams, and any necessary treatments such as fillings, flouride treatments, or extractions.


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What are the best dental care products?

What are the best dental care products?

Best Dental Products: -toothbrush with a soft bristles and a compact head (should be changed monthly and after recovering from cold, flu, mouth sores, etc.) - toothpaste with Fluoride (change your toothpaste brand and flavor regularly) -floss (preferably not the satin kind) - waterpik for oral irrigation -bacteria fighting mouth rinses -peroxyl mouthwash by colgate for relieving canker sores and/or mouth sores. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Tip)

Improving Oral Health

Eat fresh foods in season, avoid processed foods, brush;floss, get reg dental care. ...See more

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Giving Palliative Care (Checklist)

Make a list of medicines and times to give them
once
Keep number for doctors and other caregivers (for example hospice agency) handy
once
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I was wondering if navy offer any help for dental care?

I was wondering if navy offer any help for dental care?

Navy: The navy offers excellent medical and dental benefits. Visit a recruiting office near you to discuss or go online. ...Read more

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What are some dental care policies and how do they work?

What are some dental care policies and how do they work?

Insurance?: Dental care policies can be insurance which pay certain percentages for dental work. Other type of plans are a reduced plan where you pay the dentist directly at a reduced fee, there is a fee schedule for these based on the cost of your policy or premium. ...Read more

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Improving Personal Care (Checklist)

Brush teeth twice a day and floss once a day
daily
Exercise by walking, swimiming or biking
5x week
Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Do some form of meditation to decrease stress
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When should I start to be concerned about my baby's dental care?

When should I start to be concerned about my baby's dental care?

Before birth: Bacteria that causes cavities is most often passed from his/her parents. The healthier the mom's gums are, the less risk there is for giving birth to a child that is underweight and/or premature. Even while your child is a fetus, his/her teeth are starting to form. Taking pre-natal vitamins is helpful as well as making sure mom and dad are taking care of their own teeth and gums. ...Read more

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Where should I contact for my dental care while I am out of the country?

Where should I contact for my dental care while I am out of the country?

Embassy or consulate: There are liaison personnel in each facility to assist in case you need healthcare. If these are not available, consider a university medical center. ...Read more