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Can I Rinse My Mouth With Clorox To Help Fight Gum Disease
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
Rinses don't reach: Gum disease is below the gum tissue. Rinses are good above the gum, but cannot reach beneath the gum tissue and even if they were directed below the gum tissue they would be flushed out by the fluid that forms there. You treat gum disease with a method like the perio protect method that delivers doctor selected medicines below the gum tissue where it controls the bacteria. ...Read more
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
Is there a kind of mouthwash that helps fight gum disease the best? My dentist told me I have mild gum disease, and that if I take care to brush and floss properly at home I should be able to fix it. What should I look for in a mouth wash to help fight gu
Xylitol: Xylitol kills bacteria and bushing with it can help with dental health. I have see patients who brush and floss regularly but still have some gum disease make a marked improvement by using a xylitol containing toothpaste. You may have to get it at a health food store. Less than 1 tube should make a difference. ...Read more
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Both: It can either be site specific, or generalized in the whole mouth. Back teeth seem to be more susceptible because of root shapes and being harder to properly clean... ...Read more
See your dentist: Periodontal diseases can occur at any age, but most cases are in adults over age 30. See your dentist, early diagnosis is critical for successful treatment. ...Read more
Gum color is different throughout mouth. Some areas a very light pink, others are slightly darker. No history of gum disease- is this normal?
If you have gum disease on one tooth or one area of the mouth, does the disease spread to other teeth?
Gums in one part of my mouth are red and inflamed. Is this gum disease? What should I do to treat this?
What are chances of getting hiv from giving oral with no ejaculation in mouth. Has herpes, but no signs at time, and minor gum disease.?
Low, but not zero: Therefore, you should protect yourself using condoms or dental dams to minimise this small risk. If concerned, see your PCP for test. ...Read more
Oral cancer: Smokeless tobacco can result in root exposure and subsequent loss of teeth. While this is characterized as gum disease, it's a bit different than the gum disease caused by bacteria - that most people think of when they think of gum disease. It's possible also to develop oral cancer from tobacco use. Early detection is critical here and can help you avoid serious consequences. ...Read more
Sometimes when I eat or drink something it makes the roof of my mouth hurt. Does that mean gum disease?
What is the best thing I can do if I think I have gum disease? I am a 25 year old woman who has had a recent onset of gum disease symptoms. For the past 2 weeks my gums have been bleeding every time I brush, horrible taste in my mouth, and after closer in
If you think you have gum disease the best thing you can do is see a dentist for an exam and cleaning. If you have not had your teeth cleaned in a while there is nothing over the counter or magic rinse that will solve the problem. You lack of dental insurance makes it even more important to see a dentist. The last thing you need is thousands of dollars of treatment because you let a small problem fester and become a large one.
Most people spend some of their discretionary dollars on things they value (cigarettes, iphone, ipad etc, drinks with friends, concert tickets, cable tv etc.) don't let your lack of insurance lead you to neglecting your teeth. If you value them spend some money on them and protect them. Prevention is a great investment.
The video in the link below shoes how gum disease progresses.
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What mouthwash is best for halitosis? I know it doesn't cure it, but I'm getting treatment for bad gum disease and need a way to control the halitosis until my mouth is healthy again. I'm looking for a mouthwash that will last more than an hour..
White roof of mouth white pus pockets in upper guns round white circles in cheeks gum disease in lower teeth lost one another ready to fall out.
Can you get hiv if spit from another person accidentally flew into your eye? What if he had a cut in his mouth/gum disease? I could not wash my eyes
Do you know why the top of my mouth is yellow? And I'm scared about going to the dentist in case I have something like gum disease., I'm 18 and my teeth are also yellowish and the back of my bottom teeth are yellow with black bits but only visible whe
Multiple Issues: So hard diagnose these things over the internet, especially without being able to examine you. But a local dentist can. You're an adult now, no need to be scared. If you have a problem, it will only get worse without treatment. Seek the help of a local dentist. ...Read more
Gum disease and surgery I am having bypass surgery and have severe gum disease in a part of my mouth have not gone to the dentist yet because I want to wait until after my surgery. Want to know will this affect my surgery in anyway? I know that dental pro
Sudden onset, sore swollen bleeding gums in entire mouth. No gum disease at all, no meds, no tobacco, no over flossing, What non dental causes?
What is the best way to help gums infected with gum disease? I have sore gums, especially in the back of my mouth, but I do floss and brush daily. Is there anything I could be eating or drinking that makes this worse? .
Bacteria control: Bacteria grow in the valley around your gums. Brushing reaches 1mm and floss removed 15% of the plaque. You need something like the perio protect method that has been shown to be a better treatment than deep cleaning j clin dent 2012) and it also has been shown to kill 99.98% o the bacteria that cause the disease j den res 2007. Used daily the bacteria do not grow back. Look up perio protect. ...Read more
Can you be allergic to veneers? About 5 months after I got veneers, I stared having problems inside my mouth. Sores that come and go and swollen gums. I have had gum disease before and it's not the same symptoms. It gets much worse if I eat something a
Veneer problems: I would get an opinion from a periodontist and perhaps another restorative dentist. My bet is that either over contoured veneers or excess cement is causing the problems. ...Read more
Is saliva from a hiv + person that gets in eye a risk if they also have gum disease (? blood)? My client accidentally spits and it gets in mouth/eyes
Low risk, but...: If a dental hygienist or similar, you're supposed to take routine precautions against such exposures, like glasses or goggles. HIV risk is low, but this also protects against other blood borne viruses, colds, influenza, etc. Saliva inactivates HIV and not known to transmit it, even when blood is also present, and your risk is very low. But if patient definitely has HIV, you may need treatment. ...Read more
Bad circulation right side of body. Right foot stiff, right hand loss of strength and gum disease right side in mouth?
I have a cut on my gums and every time I eat, rinse my mouth, and blow, it herts really bad! I don't know what caused it but it won't heal at all!
Dentist, now!: What you are calling a cut may be just that, but may also be any of multiple lesions or may be gum disease. See your Dentist ASAP for differential diagnosis and treatment. Depending on cause, referral to Periodontist or to Oral Surgeon may be in order. Until you see Dentist temporary relief from 1 200mg Advil (ibuprofen) 4x/day w food or liquids, rinse w salt water, dab Orabase-B onto area w Q-Tip. ...Read more
My gingivitis isn't getting any better after using the mouth rinse. Now, gum is swollen around 3 teeth, very tender, and throbbing?
See a peridontist: As you most likely have a gum infection that needs prompt attention. ...Read more
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