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Is Cleaning Teeth With Charcoal Safe
No: Activated charcoal will not harm the filling. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
My mother's teeth have turned charcoal to black within the past month to six weeks.. She has always had normal color enamel. The only change in her health is that she recently (4-5 weeks ago) fell and broke her hip and had a 45 minute surgery to pin it.
In : In addition to consulting with her physician, a consultation with her regular dentist who knows her mouth is very important. Nothing beats a personal, physical examination by her dentist. It is very hard to diagnose conditions online, since with all good efforts, the description you provide is not in dental terms and what could be alarming to you, might be entirely normal. Please have your mother see her dentist. Best of luck, dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does baking soda and lemon juice really help to whiten teeth and charcoal if not what can I use . professional whitening treatments are too expensive.
No: what you described will not. Over the counter whitening strips and pastes can. ...Read more
Absolutely not: Teeth will demineralize when exposed to an acid environment, with a ph below about 5.5. Most vinegars don't approach a ph of 5, and some have ph's of as low as 2.4, which would cause significant loss of tooth structure. Vinegar is for salad and for pickling; it is not for teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely !: Deep cleaning is indicated for patients who have an unusually large amount of calculus and/or periodontal pocketing. It involves meticulous removal of hardened deposits above and below the gumline in an effort to bring the gums back to optimum health. It is perfectly safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to use ultrasonic dental cleaner near teeth which have implants. Any cons or pros of using this cleaning method.
Is airflow technique safe for cleaning kids stained teeth?my daughter has 2 years and a half.the stains on teeth are caused by bacteria(dr. confirmed)
Yes it's safe.: Yes it's safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
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