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Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

Prednicarbate: Prednicarbate is a relatively new topical steroid. Depending on the amount ingested, i presume it was minute, likely nothing will happen. ...Read more

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Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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What is the order of mixing oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

What is the order of mixing oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

Oil-acacia-water: Add 4 parts volume of oil, 2 parts of water, 1 part of gum. You can add all parts at once mixing vigorously until a thick emulsion is formed. ...Read more

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I had extraction of mouler with complication whilst and after removing now got dry socket and gum has just burst and bone popped up with lots of blood

I had extraction of mouler with complication whilst and after removing now got dry socket and gum has just burst and bone popped up with lots of blood

Dry Socket: If your extraction was relatively recent (under a couple of weeks) i suggest that you return to the treating doctor so that the area may be treated to facilitate a more comfortable healing process. If it is a "dry socket" the healing process may take a bit longer but you are able to attain comfort with some additional care by you and the doctor. ...Read more

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Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

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

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When I sleep my mouth gets very dry when I wake it has blood in it could it be cuz it's to dry or just gums ?? I tast blood all day even after I brush

When I sleep my mouth gets very dry when I wake it has blood in it could it be cuz it's to dry or just gums ?? I tast blood all day even after I brush

Probable gum problem: when was your last dental appointment? May need a general cleaning may need more extensive cleaning. Is the gum tissue around the crowns of your teeth pink or red does it bleed if you scrape around your teeth with a tooth pick? Do you floss everyday. Have you had any teeth extracted? If so why? Tx could be simple to complex! ...Read more

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Can you tell me docs, is it bad to have gum dry up in your mouth and throat?

Can you tell me docs, is it bad to have gum dry up in your mouth and throat?

Not normal: Most likely you sleep with your mouth open. That means your lips pull back /up after you fall asleep. Most people start breathing from their mouth in this situation, rather than their nose, which causes the dryness of their tongue, gums and oral mucosa. See your dentist and preferrablty an orthodontist to get help with some appliance therapy. /good luck. ...Read more

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The right side of my upper gums feels super dry. When I rub my tongue on it. What is this ??

The right side of my upper gums feels super dry. When I rub my tongue on it. What is this ??

I don't know: You should get checked to see why your soft tissues inside your mouth feel super dry. Rule out pathology, but also rule out toxicity issues due to VOCs and/or mold toxins ...Read more

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Moist inside cheeks, under tongue but top of tongue is constantly very dry (food sticks to it). Chewing xylitol gum doesn't help. Not Sjogrens. Cause?

Moist inside cheeks, under tongue but top of tongue is constantly very dry (food sticks to it). Chewing xylitol gum doesn't help. Not Sjogrens. Cause?

Not clear : you need to be certain this is not Sjogren's. There are other things to consider such as whether you have something like a yeast of the tongue. Has that been checked out. It could be the reason for the dryness ...Read more

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The top part of my upper right gums feel like they are dry when I rub my finger on it. I don't smoke should I worry?

The top part of my upper right gums feel like they are dry when I rub my finger on it. I don't smoke should I worry?

Periodontist: If something feels strange, have it checked out. See your General Dentist or a gum specialist, a Periodontist. Your question describes an unusual circumstance that should be evaluated. ...Read more