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Does using peroxide help clean my mouth?

Does using peroxide help clean my mouth?

Mouth cleansing: Commercial mouthwashes would be a much better choice for you rather than peroxide for oral cleansing. Peroxide is not meant to be swallowed, which is a risk if you use it to clean the mouth. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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After using peroxide I have sore mouth?

After using peroxide I have sore mouth?

Peroxide…: Can be irritating to tissues. Try diluting it with warm salt water &/or mouthwash. If pain persists, see fp or dentist for exam & treatment. ...Read more

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Could using a peroxide toothpaste cause my mouth is sore?

Could using a peroxide toothpaste cause my mouth is sore?

It Might: Some people's mucous membranes are sensitive to peroxide in some toothpastes. If your goal in using a peroxide-containing toothpaste is to whiten the teeth, then discuss other tooth whitening options with your dentist. If it is for treating a gum problem, that should be discussed with your dentist, as the toothpaste you use should be part of a total oral hygiene approach to treat your gum problems. ...Read more

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Does peroxide mess up pH of mouth?

Does peroxide mess up pH of mouth?

Mouth rinses: Yes. Over use of hydrogen peroxide is not a good thing. It can change the normal flora of the mouth and can also burn tissues if used daily. Using a few times a week would be fine if diluted. Long term use of hydrogen peroxide can cause free radicals which is not healthy. Like anything use in moderation. ...Read more

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Do dogs have clean mouths or is that a myth?

Do dogs have clean mouths or is that a myth?

Myth: Dogs carry many bacteria in their mouths. So do humans and most animals. Cats, in particular, have many harmful bacteria in their mouths. ...Read more

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How to clean mouth thoroughly after lots of food refluxing?

How to clean mouth thoroughly after lots of food refluxing?

Rinse with water: If this is truly food "refluxing, " rinse your mouth out with water. After 30 min or so, you can brush your teeth with a gentle toothbrush. In case you actually mean self-induced vomiting, please also get help from your physician -- because this can be a very damaging condition to more than your mouth. Be well, . ...Read more

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What do dentist think of using hydro proxide as a mouth wash?

What do dentist think of using hydro proxide as a mouth wash?

No problem: Nothing wrong with using hydrogen peroxide diluted with water as a mouth rinse as long ad you do not swallow it and not to leave there for more than 25 second..... Hydrogen peroxide has the ability to get rid of the anaerobic grame negative bacteria . The number one cause for gum disease and bad breath .. ...Read more

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Should I use waterpick for cleaning the implanted teeth and the crowns in my mouth?

Should I use waterpick for cleaning the implanted teeth and the crowns in my mouth?

It is recommended: It provides a combination of water pressure and pulsation to massage and stimulate gums, removes debris and bacteria and improves oral and general health. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read more

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How can I clean a cut inside my mouth? 

How can I clean a cut inside my mouth? 

Cool water: Rinse with cool water for several minutes. Make sure there's no dirt. ...Read more

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What's a good way to clean a mouth guard?

Water and Vinegar: Store the mouth guard overnight in water, adding half of a teaspoon of white vinegar will help keep them clean and odor free. ...Read more

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