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How to get rid of gingivitis and how long will it take?

How to get rid of gingivitis and how long will it take?

Don't give up!: 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

Dr. Gary Sandler
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How long does it take to get rid of gingivitis?

How long does it take to get rid of gingivitis?

Get rid ofgingivitis: Unfortunately we never get rid of the potential for periodontal or "gum" problems. Bacteria, plaque, food debris and biofilm are always present to a degree in our mouths. The key as to whether they cause inflamma- tion or infection is dependent on our own bodies resistance, our diet and how effective our homecare is and how regular we get checkups and cleanings. It is all about management not cure. ...Read more

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How long does it take amoxicilin to get rid of acute necrotic ulcerative gingivitis?

How long does it take amoxicilin to get rid of acute necrotic ulcerative gingivitis?

Need other treatment: Amoxicillin alone won't get rid of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. You also need to have some professional cleanings to get rid to the bacterial toxins that are irritating your gingiva. You also need to increase your brushing and flossing habits, and possibly incorporate a waterpik in your daily regimen. ...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 can I get rid of gingivitis?

Flossing: The disease is caused by bacteria getting in the space between the gum and tooth.Flossing helps get the bacteria out. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gingivitis?

How do you get rid of gingivitis?

Don't give up!: 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 do you get rid of gingivitis?

How do you  get rid of gingivitis?

Professional care: Gingivitis is caused by a buildup of bacteria called plaque on the teeth and gums. The first step is a professional deep cleaning to remove all the plaque and calculus. Then a good home oral hygiene program is needed to keep the plaque from building up again. Home care consists of effective brushing and flosiing at least 2x/day and a antimicrobial mouth rinse. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of gingivitis?

What are good ways to get rid of gingivitis?

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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What can I do to quickly get rid of gingivitis?

What can I do to quickly get rid of gingivitis?

Floss regularly: True gingivitis, limited to just inflammation in the gums, can be reversed with good oral care and regular dental visits. You want to get it checked though to make sure it hasn't progressed to the more serious form of periodontitis. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of gingivitis without scaling?

Polish: My dad always told me to get the mud off of my shoes before i polished them. This same thinking applies to gum disease so best to remove all tartar, calculus and plaque prior to polishing for best results. ...Read more

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Do all mouthwashes get rid of gingivitis?

Do all mouthwashes get rid of gingivitis?

NO WAY: Gingivitis cannot go away on its own or merely with mouthwashes. The smell and symptoms (bleeding, discomfort, etc., ) may be masked. Get to a dentist for a thorough cleaning and proper dental hygiene instructions. ...Read more

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Will washing my mouth three fimes a day and using vocal cleaner help me get rid of gingivitis?

Will washing my mouth three fimes a day and using vocal cleaner help me get rid of gingivitis?

Maybe: Not sure what vocal cleaner is. However, good oral hygiene: brushing with Fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, and flossing daily is very important. However, if the process of gingivitis has already started, you may need to see a dentist to clean your teeth and get proper treatment ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get rid of gingivitis caused by mouth breathing?

Can someone tell me how people get rid of gingivitis caused by mouth breathing?

Hygiene Appts: Mouth breathing gingivitis is most often caused by "dry mouth syndrome" which causes the gingival tissues to become irritated and inflamed due to saliva not being present to neutralize an acidic environment in the mouth. A great solution is to use biotine which is a newer mouth rinse to help stimulate proper saliva flow. Most of my patients also have their teeth cleaned more regularly (every 3 mos. ...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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What can I do to get rid of/ease the symptoms of gingivitis?

Gingivites: You need to see your dentist for a gum treatment, to get rid of your gingivitis. ...Read more

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I have braces and mild gingivitis. How can I get rid of it?

I have braces and mild gingivitis. How can I get rid of it?

Good oral hygiene: Use a water pik, floss and brush the best as you can. I know keeping your mouth clean with braces is challenging but try your best. ...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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Does amoxicillin get rid of acute necrotizing gingivitis and what causes this infection?

Does amoxicillin get rid of acute necrotizing gingivitis and what causes this infection?

See a dentist ASAP: If acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis is left untreated, it can cause more severe oral and health complications. in case of ANUG, amoxicillin and more aggressive methods (gum surgery) may need to be necessary. ...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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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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Are my dentists being honest when they say i need treatment to prevent gingivitis and pre-periodontal disease?

FYI: Dentist have moved into the number five spot for ranking professions based on their honesty and ethical standards according to the latest Gallup poll. The Gallup Top Ten in order were: Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians, Engineers, Dentists, Police Officers, College Teachers, Clergy, Psychiatrists, and Chiropractors. Call your dentist today for prevention and prophylaxis appointment. ...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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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?

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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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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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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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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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

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

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