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Can Toothache Be Caused Due To Excessive Use Of Floride Based Toothpaste
Likely no: It really depends on "excessive." brushing twice daily is good. Brusing 3 times a day (after lunch) is great. Anything beyond that is probably "excessive" and not necessary. Flouride in the concentration of toothpaste is safe as long as you are not swallowing it. If you are having tooth ache related to "excessive use, " i would presume you are brushing too hard and causing abrasions - see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Could the use of 10% carbamide peroxide( nightguard bleaching) cause any damages to health( because of it can be ingested)?
Possibly: There is no magic paste out there that will completely eliminate to risk of getting cavities. However, any fluoridated toothpaste can help protect your teeth and reduce the risk of getting cavities. If you are a high cavity risk patient, there are special prescription toothpastes you can use. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can using sensodyne tarter control cause weakening in teeth? I have an unexplainable chipped tooth. Or could lack of nutrients have something to dowit
No: Once formed, teeth do not change. If there was a lack of good nutrition during tooth development than the teeth could be soft... But that is very unusual. Or someone could have a genetic defect... But than again that would be rare and it would also affect more than one tooth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
For periodontitis is there any gel or other type of product which can be applied on the gum to stop food entering pockets?
No: To tighten up the gums you need to get a thorough cleaning and have your pockets evaluated. Healthy pocket depth is 2-3 mm from top of gum to bone level If you have 6mm or greater you need to have the gums reduced back to 2-3 which will prevent further bone loss and healthy tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can you relieve fluid retention that is caused by the anti depressant mirtazapine? I'm on a diet but scales not changing due to all the fluid.
Can you offer more specifics of the type(s) of serious illness that can be caused by an active prolonged infection from tooth decay?
Can dry mouth from sjogren's syndrome cause dental problems? If yes, what kind of problems, and what preventative measures can be taken?
See below: You will be more prone to cavities and brittle teeth. Seeing your dentist more frequently reduces your risk and you do need to let your dentist know that you have sjogren's. Avoiding prolonged exposure to sugar such as sucking on hard candy that is not sugar-free helps reduce your risk. Sometime using products such biotene/oasis can help. Medications such as Evoxac (cevimeline) and salagen may help moisture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a fluoride varnish (concentrated form) be applied by a dentist to decrease dentin hypersensitvity and sensitive teeth due to gum recession?
What r the recommendations for preventing bone loss, ? Ie ;that may be caused due harmonal fluctuations or intake of medication such as omeprazole
A few things: Regular activities on your feet can help maintain bone density. Talk to your doctor about medication use. Omeprazole can contribute to bone density loss if taken long enough. Talk to your doctor about about calcium and vitamin d3 levels as well. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm curious as to which toothpaste is best for reducing pain caused by cavities when taking hot or cold things?
None: Toothpaste doesn't fix cavities. Some toothpastes help prevent cavities from forming, others may remineralize microscopic areas of calcium loss, but if you have a cavity (infected hole) it can only be fixed by a dentist. Please put down the computer, pick up the phone, and call a dentist before your decayed teeth turn into abscessed teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arsenic and Fluoride: Chronic arsenic poisoning results from drinking contaminated well water over a long period of time. Chances are there will be none in your local tap water. For 65 years, community water fluoridation has been a safe and healthy way to effectively prevent tooth decay. CDC has recognized water fluoridation as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can probiotics helped with inflammation of the intestines due to an overuse of prescribe medication? If so, what brand would be best to take?
Yogurt: The first thing to do is make certain that you do not have Clostridium difficile colitis and that you are treated for it if you do. If not, then use a cup of unpasteurized yogurt two or three times a day and this will help reconstruct your colonic flora. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drink water: The gum is not meant to use forever. You can and should wean yourself from it. It may be easier than you think since you broke the behavioral habit. Cut by half each week if possible. Also, be sure to drink 8 glasses (8oz) of water a day to reduce any dehydration wrinkling. Once you can stop the gum, keep properly hydrated and you'll have your originally intended age-appropriate skin. ...Read more
Could foot swelling be caused by uric acid sintered in the tissues but can't be shown in examination? What would you recommend to do or take?
Difficult to say: Buildup of monosodium urate crystals (aka uric acid) in tissues of the foot is frequently difficult to diagnose on x-ray and clinical exam alone. Often a blood test +/- joint aspirate (if symptoms centered around a joint) is required for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My doctor adivised me to use toothpaste (I have some tooth decay). How can I reduce the risk of fluoride? Can fluoride cause ulcers? Thanks.
ADA Seal: just for your information, the criteria the ADA uses for awarding the Seal are frequently more demanding that those of the FDA. Any product with ADA SEAL is to prove safety and effectiveness of any oral product. The amount of Fluoride found in pastes is completely safe for brushing and no causing ulcers. The fluoride-free toothpaste is also available. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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