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Hi, i have a problem of tooth decay or tooth plaque so please tell me how can i get rid of this problem and stop this. I am so worried please guide me?

Hi, i have a problem of tooth decay or tooth plaque so please tell me how can i get rid of this problem and stop this. I am so worried please guide me?

Tooth decay: First go see your dentist and get your teeth cleaned and get a fluoride coating put on. Brush your teeth and floss regularly. Avoid candy. Remember the teeth your have now need to last you your lifetime. You done want to end up putting your teeth in a class by the bed at night. Take care of them so you will keep them. Cleaning by your dentist office every 6 months is the recommendation. ...Read more

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Tooth Decay (Definition)

Tooth decay is the destructive process that occurs when the acids and bacteria in the mouth demineralize and dissolve away portions of the tooth structure. This can be stopped with proper tooth care and mineralization products (like fluoride) that ...Read more


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What foods can I eat to get my high acid saliva level down, and get rid of high oral bacteria levels to prevent tooth decay?

What foods can I eat to get my high acid saliva level down, and get rid of high oral bacteria levels to prevent tooth decay?

Balanced diet: Limit all sugars and simple carbs. Eat healthy, well balanced meals including vegetables. Cheeses are great in moderation. Limit snacking and drinks between meals (except water) but the most important thing to do is brush, floss, and an use antibacterial rinse. Chewing sugar free gum between meals can help stimulate salivary flow which buffers the acids. See dentist atleast twice yearly! ...Read more

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What type of treatment should I get for tooth decay?

What type of treatment should I get for tooth decay?

Varies: Treatment on a tooth for dental decay depends on the severity of the decay in the tooth. Small cavities in teeth due to decay usually require smaller fillings. Larger areas of decay, especially if the decay gets into the nerve of the tooth (pulp) may require crowns, inlays, onlays, root canals or even extractions. It is better to get the decay taken care of early to avoid more extensive tx. ...Read more

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Does diluting juice help prevent baby bottle tooth decay? I understand that juice has sugar, and the sugar can cause cavities. I’ve read that diluting it with water makes it less likely your baby will get baby bottle tooth decay. I only give him juice a f

Does diluting juice help prevent baby bottle tooth decay? I understand that juice has sugar, and the sugar can cause cavities. I’ve read that diluting it with water makes it less likely your baby will get baby bottle tooth decay. I only give him juice a f

Replace don't dilute: The sugar will change the acid/base balance in his mouth while there & for about an hour after drinking the juice. The longer it's in his mouth, the more decay you will see. Consult with your dentist & pediatrician, and determine a way to give him food on intervals and something with no sugar (like water) the rest of the time. This can save you loads of time, $$ and pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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Fluoride cryolite is a rat killer and used on foods 2/3 of all eggs get powered and used for processing food at allow 900ppm what is the goal blood level limits to help prevent tooth decay for fluoride where can I find the fda approval for safety and effe

Fluoride cryolite is a rat killer and used on foods 2/3 of all eggs get powered and used for processing food at allow 900ppm what is the goal blood level limits to help prevent tooth decay for fluoride
where can I find the fda approval for safety and effe

Dr. : Dr. Edderai has given you a good source to answer you question. The use of fluroride in our daily lives have become a very controversial and emotionally charged issue with some activists going to great lengths to search for and highlight possible adverse effects of the mineral. Most of their claims are not backed up by valid peer reviewed research. Also understand that if you eliminated every food, drug and environmental product that has harmful side effects you would be left with little in the way of effective treatments for the diseases known to man and there would be significantly less in the way of food for the world to eat. The bottom line is that life expectancy is rising across the world, due in part to the advances made in health care products. I have included two additional links to help you. ...Read more

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What is the perfect daily care of teeth and how we can rid of tooth decay?

What is the perfect daily care of teeth and how we can rid of tooth decay?

Toothbrushing Advice: Two times during the day that is very important to brush and floss your teeth. The most important time is before you go to bed. Our mouths act as incubators for bacteria during the night, giving us cavities and bad breath in the morning. The other time is first thing when you wake up. It gets rid of all the bacteria that grew during the night. More than that can cause toothbrush abrassion. ...Read more

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How can I prevent further tooth decay?

How can I prevent further tooth decay?

Easy: Visit the dentist every 6 months. Cut down on sugar, soda, and carbs. Sugar, carbs and soda are a recipe for cavities. Eat healthy. Brush thoroughly 2-3 times a day with an ada approved Fluoride toothpaste, floss daily, rinse once daily with listerine. ...Read more

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How to prevent tooth decay......?

How to prevent tooth decay......?

Dentist: You should brush and floss twice a day. And you should see your dentist every 6 months, and sometimes more if you have perio. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

What is the best way to prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

Follow One Rule: Never put a child to bed at nap-time or night-time with a bottle containing anything other then plain water. If they are getting enough nutrition during the day while they are awake they don't need anything extra at nap-time and night-time. ...Read more

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How could toothpaste prevent tooth decay?

How could toothpaste prevent tooth decay?

Fluoride: Cleaning the plaque from the tooth and the cavity prevention effects of fluoride help prevent tooth decay. Keep brushing with a fluoride toothpaste. ...Read more

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Caries (Definition)

A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel and leading to continued destruction of enamel and dentin, and ...Read more