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How do I know if my teeth are rotted?

How do I know if my teeth are rotted?

Go to a dentist: Bad breath, bleeding gums, pain, teeth breaking or falling out are all signs of poor dentition. Best to see a dentist if you are concerned about you teeth. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can your teeth rotten underneath a crown?

Can your teeth rotten underneath a crown?

Absolutely: The crown, although covering the tooth, has a tiny margin (gap) where it meets the natural part of your tooth. If this area isn't brushed or flossed, tiny bacteria can enter under this tiny gap and cause the tooth underneath to decay. Simply having a crown on a tooth does not mean you don't have to have good brushing and maintenance. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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Why do people on third shift tend to have rotten teeth?

Why do people on third shift tend to have rotten teeth?

Several issues: Third shift workers are often asleep during normal business hours when dental offices are typically open, limiting their access to dental care in many areas. Also, since many people get their caffeine through soda pop which is often loaded with sugar, third shift workers may have unique dietary issues as well as they switch to and from nocturnal living. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my teeth rotting from the inside out?

I'm wondering why are my teeth rotting from the inside out?

Internal resorption?: If you were diagnosed with a tooth having internal resorption, there is no clear cut reason why. Most tooth destruction starts out in small crevices on the biting surface, on the soft root surface or between the teeth(from lack of flossing) food particles get trapped, bacteria "eat" these particles, digest them giving off acid that contributes to tooth destruction. ...Read more

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Why your tongue always knows what your teeth are doing?

Why your tongue always knows what your teeth are doing?

Computer brain: Controlled by the most powerful computer in the universe, your brain. ...Read more

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Teeth rotting out under permanent retainer...Help?

Teeth rotting out under permanent retainer...Help?

See your dentist: The sooner you get treatment the better chance you have of saving your teeth. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid the pain if I have rotting teeth?

What can I do to avoid the pain if I have rotting teeth?

Get to a dentist: You can take advil (ibuprofen) or alleve to help until your dentist sees you. But don't delay.. Serious problems like infection spread, tooth loss and medical complications will result. In the middle ages, before modern dentistry , people died from dental abscesses all the time. In our day and age, dentists can help you! ...Read more

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How long does it take for purging to start rotting your teeth?

How long does it take for purging to start rotting your teeth?

Stop Purging: There is no medical or dental benefit to it. Please see your physician and dentist. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a dead or rotting tooth causes pain in any other teeth?

Yes: A rotted tooth can have an infection around it and this can cause pain radiating on the entire side of you mouth. Don't wait. See a dentist and get this treated. Infections can be serious. Get it taken care of. ...Read more

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I have 12 broken and rotten teeth is it safe to have them all pulled at once?

I have 12 broken and rotten teeth is it safe to have them all pulled at once?

Usually all right.: There is no reason not to remove that many teeth all at once in most healthy individuals. It's mostly up to the preference of the patient and how removal of teeth is coordinated with the rest of treatment. However, there are certain medical conditions that would warrant more care and closer monitoring of such issues as bleeding and healing. ...Read more

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