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Can I Rinse My Mouth With Clorox To Help Fight Gum Disease
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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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 7 more doctor answers
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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...See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 8 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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: 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. long island periodontist best of luck.See 7 more doctor answers
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
No risk: This is one of those theoretical risks that has never been known to happen. Don't worry about it. Of course if you are otherwise at risk or concerned you could have HIV, get tested. But not because of this event.
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