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Gum disease how to get rid of it without insurance?

Gum disease how to get rid of it without insurance?

Improve Hygiene: Brush and floss daily everywhere, but at this point you may need a full mouth cleaning to start. If you already have calculus (tartar) build up, then it needs to be removed first. You may also want to look into federal health centers that may be near you and you may qualify for reduced fees. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more


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How to get rid of gum disease?

How to get rid of gum disease?

See a gum specialist: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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Can you get rid off gum disease?

Can you get rid off gum disease?

Gum disease tx: Yes you usually can with treatment. See your dentist to discuss cause and treatment of your disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum disease how do I get rid of the tar?

Gum disease: The bacteria that is present in your mouth takes just 24 hours to solidify which causes the gum disease. Seeing a dentist or hygienist to remove the hardened bacteria is the start to treating this problem. Daily flossing and brushing are essential to keep it from returning. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of gum disease?

Depends...: Gum disease tx required proper diagnosis to identified the cause prior to treatment. Depend on the causes (occlusal, bacterial, and host reaction factor) treatment time may varied. The success of therapy required at least consecutive periapical radiogragh at six month intervals to determine bone change or regeneration as an indication of outcome. Periodontal charting at six month also helps. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gum disease, gingivitis?

How do you get rid of gum disease, gingivitis?

See a periodontist: I would suggest a consult with a periodontist to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan best suited for you. ...Read more

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I have dental gum disease, what's my first step to get rid of it?

I have dental gum disease, what's my first step to get rid of it?

Good oral hygeine.: Probably the best treatment for most gum disease is regular trips to the dentist for check-up, and good oral hygeine at home, like brushing regularly, and flossing. Poor oral health can lead to infections that can travel within the bloodstream. ...Read more

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What kind of mouthwash helps to get rid of gum disease?

Wrong approach: Tooth brushing, flossing, a healthy diet, and cleanings by your dentist are the best ways to avoid and treat gum disease. While certain antimicrobial mouth rinses may help, they are just a minor adjunct to the prevention and treatment. Allow follow your own dentist's recommendations. ...Read more

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Which type of mouthwash should I use to get rid of gum disease?

Which type of mouthwash should I use to get rid of gum disease?

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): No mouthwash will get rid of gum disease, but of all the ones available, Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is the best because of the substantivity of Chlorhexidine (it stays on the tissue after rinsing). If you have anug or nup - gum diseases caused by immune problems/stress/and bacteria, hydrogen peroxide can help. Be careful not to rely on these things - the only way to get rid of it is treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad breath caused by gum disease?

How can I get rid of bad breath caused by gum disease?

Dental exam: You may notice a fetid odor or loosening teeth or the gum tissue between your teeth will get gray or white and flatten; but the only sure diagnosis is from a periodontal exam and x-rays with your dentist. As long as the bacteria is in your gums, your breath may never get better. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum disease without going for a root canal or buying products?

Sure: Root canal doesn't treat gum disease. Proper diagnosis of periodontal disease & professional treatment combined with adequate home care is best treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can get rid of gum disease without a root canal or buying products?

See below: A root canal is a different treatment than for gum disease. Think of the inside of the tooth as lead in a pencil. The lead has to be removed because of infection in the nerve of the tooth and a rubber material ( usually gutta percha) is placed in the canal of the root. Gum disease surrounds the teeth and has little to do with the nerve in most cases. We don't recommend you buy products ...Read more

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Most effective way to get rid of gum disease like gingivitis and removing sore bleeding gums?

Most effective way to get rid of gum disease like gingivitis and removing sore bleeding gums?

See a gum specialist: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red gums from gingivitis, and to ease the pain until seeing the dentist?

How can I get rid of red gums from gingivitis, and to ease the pain until seeing the dentist?

Better oral hygiene: You will need to see a dentist as soon as possible, ....But in the mean time, practice excellent oral hygiene. You need to brush afer eating. Every time. If that means 5x/day, so be it. And brush thoroughy for at least 2 mins. Floss 1-2x/day. And remember, call your dentist. ...Read more

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After I went to the dentist and got my gums cleaned to get rid of gingivitis, would I have to floss after every meal for a week?

After I went to the dentist and got my gums cleaned to get rid of gingivitis, would I have to floss after every meal for a week?

Flossing: You need to floss at least once a day, every day, to clean the 25-33% of the tooth not reachable wit a toothbrush. Make it a life-long habit. Depending on your needs, your Dentist may want you to floss more often than once a day. Don't skip days. ...Read more

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How can I prevent gum disease if i smoke? I’ve heard that smokers get gum disease more than other people. I can’t seem to quit smoking, so i’d like to know how to prevent gum disease. Should i brush more often. Is there a mouthwash that will help?

Great oral hygiene: Smokers can have 4x as much gum disease as those who do not smoke. Smoking is a large contributing factor to gum disease, but so is bacterial plaque. Meticulous oral hygiene will help decrease the amount of plaque and bacteria in your mouth and may help to slow or prevent gum disease. Mouth washes can be a nice adjunct to brushing and flossing, but it does not take the place of either. ...Read more

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Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?

Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?

Exact Diagnosis: The answers to your questions are best answered by the dentist or periodontist who has done your comprehensive oral exam, x-rays, and periodontal probing. They know clinically! the second half of the longevity question needs to be answered by you and that is will you be the world's best at oral hygiene and see your dentist for maintenance as often as recommended after your treatment is completed? ...Read more

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What's your opinion on gargling with half peroxide-half water to prevent gum disease? My dentist, whom i like very much and respect, has suggested that i floss daily, brush twice a day, and get my teeth cleaned twice a year to avoid future periodontal dis

What's your opinion on gargling with half peroxide-half water to prevent gum disease? My dentist, whom i like very much and respect, has suggested that i floss daily, brush twice a day, and get my teeth cleaned twice a year to avoid future periodontal dis

Simply no: Hydrogen peroxide is an oxidizer, just like bleach. It will destroy good cells as well as bacteria. Your dentist is mostly right. Floss, brush, rinse...That is the new paradigm. Following perio treatment Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) rinse may be indicated, but this is not for long term use. Listerine zero (no alcohol or burn) is a great product. If you have periodontal disease you most likely need more than a yr. ...Read more

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I have gum disease, is there a treatment for this?

Absolutely yes: Best to be evaluated by a dentist to determine the extent of the disease and recommend appropriate treatment. Gum disease if not addressed in a timely manner can cause many other problems so please make it a priority to be seem by a dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

Of course!: See your dentist. You may need a deep cleaning and then some surgery, and it is nothing like you think. Most people get through it just fine and it's worth saving your teeth. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

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