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Doctor insights on: Biotene Warnings And Recalls

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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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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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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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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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Does biotene spray work for dry mouth during presentation?

Does biotene spray work for dry mouth during presentation?

Yes.: Biotene spray will help with dry mouth during speaking presentations. Glycerin swabs before hand also helps to keep your teeth from sticking to your lips as well. ...Read more

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My front tooth abscess just drained. Is biotene wash ok to use or anything else? Waiting to go to the dentist.

My front tooth abscess just drained. Is biotene wash ok to use or anything else? Waiting to go to the dentist.

Rinse: Warm salt water rinses will do a better job than the biotene for your abcess. Use 2 tablespoons of salt in 1 glass of water. Swish around and spit. You can do this 4-6x day until you can get in with your dentist. ...Read more

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Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

All three: All three can be used for dry mouth but the root cause of why you have a dry mouth should be checked if not already. Sjogrens disease can cause this very thing and can be treated. Good luck ...Read more

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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?

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?

Tongue: Many things from dehydration, vitamin deficiency, acid reflux, side effect of your medication or related to your neuropathy. Start by seeing your doctor for some blood tests including thyroid and B12 ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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 more

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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 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 more

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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.

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 more

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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.

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 more

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