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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Dental Bite Disturbances (Definition)

Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic ...Read more


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Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Relaxation: Often, teeth grinding is a subconscious release of daily tension/stress. If you can reduce your stress and especially before bedtime (like: do not watch tv news before going to sleep). Try to either watch a comedy on tv or read something light ( not work related) and see if this helps. Some are helped by exercise or yoga. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Please suggest some home remedies for an abscessed tooth.

Please suggest some home remedies for an abscessed tooth.

Please no....: Truly, there are no home remedies. None will provide for long-term health. Please seek the care of a dentist. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Tooth grinding: A nightguard that is made by dentist is your best bet, but is it is financially difficult try a drugstore one temporarily. See your dentist to evaluate your grinding. If you snore also - you may ahve sleep apnea also. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for wisdom tooth aches?

What are some home remedies for wisdom tooth aches?

Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Clove oil: Clove oil can be an effective oral anesthetic. In studies, it has performed just as well as topical Benzocaine (anbesol and oragel). It's safe when used correctly in small amounts, but can cause liver and respiratory problems when ingested in large quantities. It's found in health food stores. To use it, apply a very small amount to a cotton swab and apply gently to the affected area. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home treatments for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Diagnosis needed: You need to determine the cause of your grinding problem that leads to pain. Your dentist can make you a mouth guard to protect your tissues and reduce the level of pain while the cause of your grinding (malocclusion, skeletal imbalance, muscular imbalance, stress, parafunctional habits, reaction to medication, etc) is determined. No, you can't fix this with an otc. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for gingivitis?

Any home remedies for gingivitis?

Floss!: Good brushing and flossing, and perhaps use of a good mouthrinse like listerine. If it is just gingivitis then this will be beneficial, but if it's progressed to a more serious form, affecting the bone, your home care will not cure the problem. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a toothache?

What are some home remedies for a toothache?

Not DIY project: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

Some tooth pastes: Some teeth can never get white because of pigment in the enamel that occurred during development.Go to a reliable dentist. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

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Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens. However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more

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Are there any at home treatments for TMJ disorder? Also can impacted wisdom teeth cause TMJ disorder?

Are there any at home treatments for TMJ disorder? Also can impacted wisdom teeth cause TMJ disorder?

Yes and yes: There are many otc mouth guards which are effective for some people. Moist heat applied to the area can help. Nsaids can help. Impacted wisdom teeth can refer pain to the tmj. ...Read more

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What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

If it works, great: Warm compresses to the ear can help open channels for flow from the middle ear. Warmed olive oil into the ear has also been used. If this is an external canal infection, you can try combinations of rubbing alcohol, white vinegar, and water in equal parts used as drops into the canal. If the pain is increasing or you are feeling ill/fever in either situation, antibiotics are usually warranted. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to treat a bad tooth cavity?

What are some home remedies to treat a bad tooth cavity?

Pain: There is no home remedy to treat a cavity.If you are talking about temporary pain relief wet a small cotton pellet with clove oil and place it in the cavity(not on the gum it will burn the gums). ...Read more

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I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for an unbearable earache?

Need to see a doctor: For an unbearable earache, need to se an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for whitening teeth?

None: There are not really any home remedies for tooth whitening. The best and most reliable tooth whitening is custom made dental trays and dentist prescribed tooth whitening gel. A cheaper alternative is over the counter white strips. Do not bother with otc whitening rinses or toothpaste, they don't work. There are tons of "whitening" products out there that want to steal your money. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for tooth whitening that are safe?

No: No "home remedies" work for tooth whitening. The closet thing would be crest white strips, and by that i mean that they are readily accessible at the store, and are relatively inexpensive. They are not as effective as a professional treatment by a dentist, but at least they are safe. Bleaching will not work on all types of teeth. First, see your dentist to determine if your are a candidate. ...Read more

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