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Biotene Warnings And Recalls
Dentist or Hygienist: Biotene can provide relief from dry mouth symptoms, but does not replace professional cleaning. ...Read more
If the cavity is just beginning then high concentration of sodium fluoride might control the expansion of the cavity
If you have a well established cavity then you need to have your dentist eliminate it and place a filling
If you are prone to decay then you should be using a fluoride rinse and have excellent oral hygiene ...Read more
No: No mouth wash alone can control or stop periodontitis. The disease is caused by many different types of bacteria and most of them are beneath the gum tissue therefore no mouth wash can reach those areas. Must get thorough cleaning, laser treatments and regularly scheduled dental visits in order to control periodontitis. Biotene is supposed to help with dental cavities in patients with low saliva. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Do certain medications cause teeth to hurt? I also have a red bumpy tongue that I am managing with biotene.
Inadvertently: Some medications do have side effects like... Dry mouth. The decrease in saliva has profound effects, such as ph balance. Changes in flora that coat the teeth and lubricate them are altered. Certain medications also cause para functional activity when you sleep. This includes grinding, which can make your teeth hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My front tooth abscess just drained. Is biotene wash ok to use or anything else? Waiting to go to the dentist.
My tongue has had a burning sensation for 2 weeks. I use biotene mouth wash, suck on ice chips with no relief. What could this be?
On anxiety meds. So it dries my mouth. Bad breath. I use biotene wash and paste. Doesn't help much. Going on date soon. What can I do? Embarrassed.
Relaxation: Though the anti axiety medication causes dryness, drinking regularly close to 64 ounces a day will reduce dryness. Mouth swish with hydrogen perioxide will hel reduce odor. Also use of mint will ensure fresh ment smell during your date. Then feel relaxed and enjoy your moment ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Have severe dry mouth taking 5 meds that cause dry mouth have light colored places on side of tongue feels hairy use Biotene paste&rinse what do I do?
Discuss with your MD: The prescribing physician can re-evaluate the medications and possibly make adjustments, if they are causing your symptoms. Investigating other possible causes of a dry mouth can also be considered. It is important not to discontinue the medications on you own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad breath when nervous. Dry mouth. Going on date. Embarrassed of breath. What can help long term during that time period? I use biotene already.
Bad breath: Anxiety can make your mouth dry, which can increase a breath problem. Brush and floss well. Chewing sugar free gum will increase saliva Nd help you mouth feel better. Mouthwash will help in the short term. If you have not seen a dentist recently you should see one now. Try to relax before your date and enjoy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can biotene toothpaste and mouthwash make your teeth extra sensitive for long term use? Feels like toothache on all. Also had wore invisalign in past.
No, biotene should: Not cause any sensitivity. Most people who use biotene products do so because they have dry mouth. Dry mouth can lead to a whole host of dental problems including tooth decay and gingival (gum) problems - these problems can in turn cause sensitivity. Please see your dentist for a full evaluation, it is the only way you will know what is really going on. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have dry mouth from anti anxiety meds. What type of mouthwash is best for me, won't dry my mouth? Tried biotene. Didn't leave my mouth fresh
Is it bad to take cough drops everyday? I tend to get a cold easily, coming off anxiety meds comp. So it helps w my very dry throat. Tried biotene.
No.: Great, that you are requiring less amount of Anxiety medicine. Cough drops are of many different kind. The one with Ginger and Lemon and Honey would be the best. But all cough drops stimulate saliva so it helps you. Make sure you brush your teeth before going to bed. Some times Drinking sips of water also helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer