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Best Over The Cuonter Mouth Wash
Night time dry mouth remedies please? Over the counter mouth washes and sprays for dry mouth don't help at all :( regards x
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
OTC Mouthrinses: It depends what you are trying to prevent. If you want to prevent cavities, use act Fluoride rinse. If you want to prevent gingivitis (bleeding gums), use listerine. If you want to prevent gingivitis and have dry mouth, use crest prohealth. (it does not have the alcohol that listerine does which can make dry mouth worse.). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do about the flaking around the corner of my mouth from 2% salicylic acid acne wash? Applied mosterizing lotion twice a day for 2 days alrdy.
Can I use an eye cream with retinol and apply Glycolic acid on the rest of the face at the same time (night)?
Yes: There should not be a problem. Are you having any excessive dryness or irritation at present? ...Read more
Gentle exfoliating: Whiteheads around mouth are best treated with very gentle exfoliation with a fine grit polishing facial scrub. Only do this once to twice weekly as this problem takes time to correct and the more aggressive you are, the more likely you are to cause inflammation, worsening of acne and possible scarring. ...Read more
Is it ok to use "benzoyl peroxide gel 5% " & "contractubex gel " at the same day to the same area of face ?
Acne: It would be fine to use them both on the same day. I would not use them at the same time although this would probably be okay too. ...Read more
My electric tooth brush has dry tooth paste all over it. Is it safe to wash it in the sink with soap and warm water?
Any: Mouth washes only temporarily take away bad breath. Like for minutes rather than hours. The best home treatment for bad breath is good daily oral hygiene. Also get your teeth cleaned professionally on a timely manner. Your health care professional can advise you whether you have gum disease causing bad breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would it help to use saline solution on a cut on the back roof of my mouth caused by a banana sharp banana chip? If so, what brands are available in pharmacies in the U.S.?
Not necessary: Minor cuts should heal quickly on their own. You could gargle with warm water. ...Read more
Maybe: Use inside the mouth is not recommended. If you are referring to the corners of your lips (oral commissure), then that may be a condition called perleche. Antifungal creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) may help, but Lamisil (terbinafine) probably will not as it does not treat yeast very well. ...Read more
Not effective: Don't waist your money on whitening mouth rinses. They are largely ineffective. White strips are somewhat effective, but the best tooth whitening is done by the dentist. The dentist can make custom whitening trays that hold the whitening gel on your teeth better and can be worn overnight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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