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Gingivitis Brush Floss 3 Days
Oral hygiene: You should brush and floss properly and for a total of two minutes after eating. Mouth rinses for most patients are unnecessary (unless your own dentist recommends one for a specific purpose). The order is not important. The technique and diligence is. It's often best to actually demonstrate your technique to your dentist or dental hygienist. Many people think they are doing it properly but aren't ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes at first!: If you haven't flossed before, your gums will be inflamed and bleed. But if you floss daily, that bleeding will resolve and eventually stop. However, if you skip just one day, the inflammation will reoccur and your gums will bleed again! don't skip a day of flossing! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Started brushing twice a day and flossing at night for 3 nights now. Gums are still bleeding after brushing and flossing?How else to treat gum disease
First things first: Were you examined by a local dentist? Have you had a professional cleaning within the last six months? Gum disease cannot be treated by brushing and flossing alone. If you have calculus deposits (which you most likely do), you'll need to have the deposits scraped off your teeth by your dentist or hygienist. Brushing will not do it for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brush after meals: The most important times to brush are in the morning to remove overnight plaque buildup, and at night right before bedtime so food does not stay and decay on teeth all night. Brushing after every meal is not necessay, but will give you a cleaner, fresher mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Personal preference: Proper flossing does the main work of removing plaque. It is a matter of personal preference, but i suggest that patients floss first, then brush. This way you remove the residual plaque with the brush and the entire exposed surface of your teeth contact the Fluoride toothpaste. The important point is to brush twice daily and floss once daily at minimum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New rec gums 2 lower teeth. h/o healthy teeth but always aggressive/hard when brushing. No bleed/other symp. Gingivitis, gum disease or from brushing?
All of the above: While periodontal or gum disease is the main cause of gum recession, aggressive tooth brushing can contribute. As I understand it, gingivitis is a milder form of gum disease, but the more severe periodontitis is a serious gum infection damaging the soft tissue & destroying the bone that supports your teeth. Receding gums are symptoms of both. Follow your dentist's guidelines for prevention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Then stop: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a rinsing solution that is useful adjunct to good oral hygiene, brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist or periodontist on a regular basis. While nausea is not a common side effect of this medication, if it is intolerable to you, then stop. Be sure you tell your dentist that you have modified your at home treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Interdental flossin: The dental consensus is interdental flossing is what keeps the periodontal tissue around your teeth clean, plaque free, bacterial free and healthy. It is very easy for your dentist to create more room for the dental floss insertion. In the meantime use waxed floss as the wax will help to ease the floss through. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gingivitis: Gingivitis is an acute condition and can be reversed And eliminated by a hygiene visit with a qualified dental hygienist. Following that proper home care can prevent the condition from returning. if left untreated it can evolve into a more serious and chronic periodontal condition. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Weaker enamel due to ehlers danlos, will brushing 2x Per day with prescription fluoride paste and mouthwash x2 per day & 1x flossing prevent cavities?
Generally works: these are pretty standard treatments/prevention. Not sure what else could be done. ...Read more
Dental floss: Fluoride dental floss may be a better option than regular dental floss because Fluoride is able to be applied directly in between those hard to reach places. There is not enough information to determine if it gives your mouth a significant benefit over just flossing with flioride free floss. Flossing period is the real issue. Floss at least twice daily. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I brush twice a day, floss and rinse, dentist every 3 months but i keep getting plaque build up really fast then only dentist can remove it. I brush gum?
Technique Sensitive: You have a story i hear a lot as a dentist. The reality is many teeth think they do a good job of brushing and flossing but they really don't. Proper brushing and flossing is a skill set that is in your interest to master. Have hygienist spend some time with you. Consider buying an ultrasonic tooth brush, i prefer the sonicare, they still must be used properly. Check out videos of youtube. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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