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Can biotene pbf oral rinse help me avoid a deep cleaning? Help please?

Can biotene pbf oral rinse help me avoid a deep cleaning? Help please?

Dentist or Hygienist: Biotene can provide relief from dry mouth symptoms, but does not replace professional cleaning. ...Read more

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Can biotene pbf oral rinse help me avoid having to get a deep cleaning?

Can biotene pbf oral rinse help me avoid having to get a deep cleaning?

Not substitute: Use of any rinses are not substitutes for prophylaxis and cleaning at the dentists office. Rinses, no matter how good, do not access all areas of plaque or bacterial buildup. You are best served to seek routine cleaning and examinations by professionals. ...Read more

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Sjogrens can it be serious? What can I do for comfort. Biotene does not help me

Sjogrens can it be serious?  What can I do for comfort.  Biotene does not help me

Yes it can: Sjogren's disease is a form of connective tissue disease. Comfort can be accomplished with aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) sometimes steroids are needed and occasionally immune system modifiers such as Plaquenil or Methotrexate are needed. ...Read more

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Can i give my 10 year daughter biotene for her hair ?

Can i give my 10 year daughter biotene for her hair ?

Biotin: Based on recent data-no. It is not effective. A child multivitamin as part of a healthy diet-yes. Check out life extensions or centrum for kids. ...Read more

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Can biotene mouthwash help control periodontitis?

Can biotene mouthwash help control periodontitis?

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 more

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Help please! could biotene make you sick at your stomach?

Help please! could biotene make you sick at your stomach?

Spit, don't drink: Like all mouthwashes and toothpastes, biotene is meant to be spit out, not swallowed. While swallowing small amount is not a problem, it is possible that swallowing large amounts could cause an upset stomach. ...Read more

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How effective is fluoride (Biotene) for treating a cavity?

How effective is fluoride (Biotene) for treating a cavity?

It depends: 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

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Do certain medications cause teeth to hurt? I also have a red bumpy tongue that I am managing with biotene.

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 more

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