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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
I got vicksvapor rub in mouth and brushed teeth, used mouthwash but I still taste it n I feel it mentholin mythroat/stomach. Dangerous? What do I do?
Should pass: Soon. I don't think you've ingested any dangerous amounts. Read more
I woke up with a bad toothache and it lasted a couple of days I did the usual brush my teeth mouthwash etc, I felt fine then Friday night my eye was killing and today it's starting to swell bigger and bigger and it's causing me headaches major headaches,
See care asap: See your dentist as soon as possible to determine what's causing the toothache and associated swelling and pain. Pain and swelling indicates probable infection which needs treatment before it gets even worse! Headaches often follow stress (over your dental problem). Do not delay. Read more
Few days now, I been realizing everytime I swallow, it taste like bad breathe, but I brush my teeth, used mouthwash and just flossed? Help??
Fluorosis happens when the amount of Fluoride ingested is higher than ideal while the teeth are forming. At 32 years of age, your teeth are fully formed, and have been for a few decades. Also, toothpastes and mouthwashes that contain Fluoride do not cause fluorosis since you don't ingest them.
Parents: make sure your kids don't eat the toothpaste, and only use a pea-sized amount for kids. Read more
I have problems with bad breath all the time and I sometimes I brush my teeth and use mouthwash but it seems like the bad breath keeps going back.?
Sometimes?: Bad breath usually caused by sulfur producing bacteria. Need to first of all make sure mouth is healthy, see your Dentist for exam and professional cleaning, Make sure teeth, gums, throat, mouth, absolutely healthy. Need to brush 2x/day EVERY day for 2 full minutes. MUST floss daily and brush top of tongue. See MD to check for GERD, diabetes, etc. Mouthwash ineffective. Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Do I have to brush teeth even after only drinking whatever kind of fluids? My point is, I didn't chew anything, so can't I just mouthwash and be done?
Every time I brush my teeth or use mouthwash my mouth and lips get dry. What could be the problem?
Why does my mouth taste like butter? I have brushed my teeth and used mouthwash also has me me vomit.
Prof cleaning\exam: I know what butter tastes & feels like but not sure what you are trying to express. If you mean that your mouth doesn't feel clean, then I would suggest you see your dentist who can personally examine you and see what's going on. You should be brushing and flossing & using a tongue scraper. Rinses may be helpful but are not necessary. See your dentist for a professional cleaning and evaluation. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brush teeth 2-3times/day, use mouthwash occasionally but do sometimes have bad breath, especially when mouth is dry. I still take enough fluids. Help!
Gingivitis: Bad breath can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! Read more
My mom is in an ALF with dementia, and will not brush teeth, but she will swish mouthwash twice daily. Although not the best, is this OK oral hygiene?
Is it possible to develop gingivitis even with good oral hygiene? I floss, brush my teeth and use mouthwash after each meal but I think I may have it?
Finish with rinse: There are different types of mouth rinse: Fluoride rinse to help teeth resistant to tooth decay; antiseptic rinse to decrease over all bacteria. Either way, brush ; floss your teeth first to remove all films (called biofilms) of bacteria so that rinsing agents will be more directly applied to tooth/gum surface for a higher, better efficacy. Exception is post-surgery rinse when you are not to brush. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I brush my teeth 2-4 times a day, floss 1-3 times a day and I normally don't use mouthwash. Is that okay?
Need some dental expertise! I brush my teeth twice a day, and I even use mouthwash, so why do I have cavities?
Cavities: Preventing cavities requires proper brushing and flossing after meals as well as avoiding foods that are sticky, starchy and have high concentrations of acids and unrefined sugars. Other factors such as GI problems, food impaction, etc. May play a role as well. If you want to find out how to prevent getting cavities, see a dentist who can evaluate your particular situation and causes. Read more