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Halitosis: Halitosis can be caused by a number of factors, including cavities, periodontal problems, diet, and acid reflux. All of these conditions need to be diagnosed by a local dentist and physician who can actually see you and determine the cause of your bad breath after taking a full medical hx. Once the cause is determined, then treatment can be rendered and you can begin to feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I get my kids to brush? My children are six and seven, old enough to be brushing their own teeth, but they just won't. Is there anything i can do to make them brush, or get them used to a brushing routine?
Giving : Giving your children the habit of good oral routines is a wonderful gift! having a fun routine , listening to a song while they brush, choosing colorful toothbrushes, and use of a timer all help to make this more fun. There are some excellent electric toothbrushes available also, i really like the sonicare for children. It cleans very well, has a timer for each area, and is a wise investment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When should little kids start brushing their teeth? Can they start as soon as 18 months, or before that?
It : It is difficult for an 18 month old to adequately brush their teeth due to lack of dexterity and inability to comprehend completely what has to be accomplished. By the same token it is not unreasonable to let them start the process then have you complete it so that the job is properly completed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Listen to music!: Brushing one tooth at a time in a circular motion in front of a mirror for the length of one whole song (about 4 min) or counting slowly til ten when brushing each tooth surface. A compact head on a toothbrush will also help the focus being placed on each tooth. Ideal brushing time should be after each meal in addition to when surgery/acidic food is being consumed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you please look at pics in file I wash my face and brush teeth from same sink this stuff was and still is covered in. What is it? Worried for kids
Cannot see the pic: Please resubmit the photos, may need to be a virtual consult, so your question may be answered. ...Read more
Start brushing now: Ideally parents should start cleaning their child's teeth as soon as they erupt. Since it's already been a few months start brushing them now. Use a soft bristled infant tooth brush and either water or non-fluoridated infant tooth paste twice daily. If there is s pediatric dentist practicing near by then bring them in for a first appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I ask my kid 2 pour peroxide 4 brushing my teeth i notice was burning and foaming. They brought me clairol hairbleaching 20peroxide.I used it?
One kid had strep Wed. Had 2 doses of antib. wed and one thurs morn. She brushed her teeth 3x w a new toothbrush and tonight youngest used that brush?
Not smart: Sharing a toothbrush is never a good idea, especially if one of the people involved has a virulent bacterial infection. Make sure both children have their own toothbrushes. Make sue antibiotics are taken exactly as directed until all the medication is gone. Replace toothbrushes 4x/year, at the start of each season. Replace toothbrush after recovering from illness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have bad breath and it's due to me never brushing my teeth as a kid. For past 1.5 years I have vasty improved my hygiene but still suffer from bad breath, usually 1 hour after brushing my teeth it appears? How can I rule out underlying causes? I've trie
Bad breath: Problems with bad breath (hallatosis) can be related to oral hygiene (i.e., caries, periodontal disease, insufficient saliva) or due to general medical problems such as sinusitis, gastric reflux, diabetes etc. Smoking is a major cause of bad breath. Recommend starting with a dental evaluation. If that doesn’t turn up the cause – then recommend evaluation by your physician. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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