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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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What are the pros and cons to electively (no margin cavities) remove old porcelin fused to metal teeth crowns for new ones? Could a tooths root split?

What are the pros and cons to electively (no margin cavities) remove old porcelin fused to metal teeth crowns for new ones? Could a tooths root split?

Not likely: of course, it's always a possibility, but root splitting is not likely, as long as when the crowns are being cut off, they are fully cut through, down to the tooth, before they are removed. Really, unless you have decay on the teeth, there is no need to remove the old crowns. Unless you don't like the look of them or the porcelain has chipped off. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove white plaque on teeth caused by cavities ?

What can I do to remove white plaque on teeth caused by cavities ?

Brush, floss : Plaque can be removed by good brushing and flossing. Leaving plaque on your teeth will cause cavities so keep your teeth clean. Plaque can hardened in calculus than cannot be clean with a toothbrush alone and need a dentist. Plaque can lead to white spot on teeth which are beginning cavities. See a dentist for exam and take care or your teeth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go to the dentists remove teeth with cavities all on one day?

Is it possible to go to the dentists remove teeth with cavities all on one day?

Yes : Provided you are healthy enough for extensive treatment, you will be able to have it all done at one time. It is imporrtant to see your dentist for a consultation beforehand to ensure that you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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My wisdom teeth are developing in my nasel cavity, how are they going to remove them?

My wisdom teeth are developing in my nasel cavity, how are they going to remove them?

Very carefully: Instead of your nasal cavity, you probably meant to say your wisdom teeth are developing in or close proximity to your maxillary sinus, which is common for upper wisdom teeth. Your dentist or surgeon will remove the teeth by a surgical approach to expose and/or uncover the wisdom teeth, and likely place sutures to close the incision. ...Read more

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If a dentist is amazing can he remove your cavities and leave you teeth looking like the never had ANY work done?

If a dentist is amazing can he remove your cavities and leave you teeth looking like the never had ANY work done?

Most dentists are: amazing at restoring your teeth to picture perfect condition. Consult with yours and let them know exactly what you want. ...Read more

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My baby teeth have been removed 3 days ago due to cavity.The another teeth was under it.What care I should take to not to have cavity in new one?

My baby teeth have been removed 3 days ago due to cavity.The another teeth was under it.What care I should take to not to have cavity in new one?

Keep it clean: And less sweets. But at age 20 the tooth u beneath may not come in properly. Discuss your options with your doctor or am orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can u remove cavity completely? or no you will loose some teeths and can u treat cavity with toothbrush and mouthwash? how to treat cavity without den

Can u remove cavity completely? or no you will loose some teeths and can u treat cavity with toothbrush and mouthwash? how to treat cavity without den

Dentist needed: If one could treat tooth decay with a toothbrush and mouthwash, there would be no need for dentists, right? It is impossible for you to restore your own tooth, so see a local dentist and have your teeth fixed. ...Read more

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How long does it require for your wisdom teeth cavities to stop bleeding after you get them removed?

How long does it require for your wisdom teeth cavities to stop bleeding after you get them removed?

Variable: If you are in normal health without any blood abnormalities and the surgery was straight forward then usually it should stop within 1 hour. However, in some people spotting occurs for 24-48 hours. If concerned please call your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I got lots of teeth in my jaw with 3 pairs of teeth having cavities. Is there an easy way to remove them?

I got lots of teeth in my jaw with 3 pairs of teeth having cavities. Is there an easy way to remove them?

Remove what?: Remove the teeth or remove the cavities? Either solution requires the skill and expertise of a dentist...It's not a diy project. Better to treat the cavities and thereby keep the teeth from both health and an economic viewpoints. Please call dentist now. The longer thou wait, the more difficult and expensive treatment becomes. ...Read more

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Can my wisdom teeth be filled instead of pulled, with surface cavities on two one on each side in the top of my mouth . I'm 55 an anxious about having them remove.

Can my wisdom teeth be filled instead of pulled, with surface cavities on two one on each side in the top of my mouth . I'm 55 an anxious about having them remove.

Wisdom Teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment options. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do at home to stop tooth decay? I can feel what feels like a slight hole in the side of one of my teeth, which i think is a cavity. I don't have dental insurance, and really don't have the money to see a dentist. Is there anything

Is there anything i can do at home to stop tooth decay? I can feel what feels like a slight hole in the side of one of my teeth, which i think is a cavity. I don't have dental insurance, and really don't have the money to see a dentist. Is there anything

Free Clinic?: Cavities don't repair themselves and require dental professional attention! i understand your financial dilemma, so you may want to seek out a free or subsidized dental clinic or possibly a dental training facility, where you'd get the care you need at a reduced fee or even at no cost. ...Read more

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When I went to my dentist for a cleaning last weekend they didn't seem to say anything about my swollen red upper gums. They said I had clean teeth. But I need to get my wisdom teeth removed and have a few cavities. Could this be contributing to the red s

When I went to my dentist for a cleaning last weekend they didn't seem to say anything about my swollen red upper gums. They said I had clean teeth. But I need to get my wisdom teeth removed and have a few cavities. Could this be contributing to the red s

Speak with DDS: You need to speak with the dentist and or hygienist and address the following, what is my home care regimen and how can it be improved? Can I see a copy of my periodontal charting and explain what the numbers mean to me. Why do you think I have red swollen gingiva and what are the remedies to have this addressed. ...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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Can tooth cavities be reduced or eliminated using certain toothpaste or remedies?

Can tooth cavities be reduced or eliminated using certain toothpaste or remedies?

Possibly: There is no magic paste out there that will completely eliminate to risk of getting cavities. However, any fluoridated toothpaste can help protect your teeth and reduce the risk of getting cavities. If you are a high cavity risk patient, there are special prescription toothpastes you can use. ...Read more

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Can a cavity be fixed if its between two back molars, without having to remove the tooth?

Can a cavity be fixed if its between two back molars, without having to remove the tooth?

Absolutely: Actually, most cavities form in between the teeth, so dentists are posed with this problem on a daily basis. This is easily handled by drilling through the biting surface of the tooth in order to reach the decay and then restoring the tooth with a filling (or crown if extensive). If we weren't able to easily fix this problem, most people would have almost no back teeth. ...Read more

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I have a cavity but my Dentist insists to just get the tooth removed in 3 months. How much will the cavity spread in that time?

I have a cavity but my Dentist insists to just get the tooth removed in 3 months. How much will the cavity spread in that time?

Tooth pulled: Cavities can get bigger with time and the tooth can break down more with pressure from chewing and there can be pain. I would suggest to take care of the situation as soon as possible since generally it cannot get better with out treatment. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old now and i still have 1 premolar milk tooth.It has a lot of cavities and also broke. Do i need to remove it?

I am 18 years old now and i still have 1 premolar milk tooth.It has a lot of cavities and also broke. Do i need to remove it?

Definitely remove it: As an adult with a decayed baby tooth, often the tooth is lost between the ages of 20 and 35 and must be replaced with a dental implant. See your dentist for examination, x-ray and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a large cavity in my wisdom tooth on the upper right side. I would like to get braces. What happens if I do not remove the wisdom tooth?

I have a large cavity in my wisdom tooth on the upper right side.  I would like to get braces.  What happens if I do not remove the wisdom tooth?

Infection and pain: The large cavity on the wisdom tooth will eventually lead to pain and infection. I highly recommend that you have this tooth looked at by your dentist. The tooth probably will need to be removed or sometimes a filling can be placed. ...Read more

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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more