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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more


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Is there a best toothbrush for gum disease?

Is there a best toothbrush for gum disease?

Probably soft.: The best is probably a soft toothbrush, because it does not damage and inflame the gums. The best person for this answer would probably be the dentist. ...Read more

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What is a good cure for gum disease?

What is a good cure for gum disease?

Remission!: Treatment for gum disease starts with a visit to your dentist. You will need a comprehensive exam, periodontal charting, x-rays all in order for a proper diagnosis. Once your condition is established, your dentist can discuss your individual treatment needs, go over your responsibility for maintenance at home and frequency of repeat professional visits. Gum disease can go into remission, not cured ...Read more

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What is a good mouthwash for fighting stains and/or gingivitis?

What is a good mouthwash for fighting stains and/or gingivitis?

Mouthwash: Most of the products are comparable. For the most effective treatment you will need professional care. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for bronchitis?

Is there a good cure for bronchitis?

Acute or chronic?: Acute bronchitis is caused by infection, usually of either bacterial or viral origin. Acute bronchitis is treated with antibiotics if bacterial origin or symptomatic therapy if viral origin. This treatment will resolve acute bronchitis. There is no cure for chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good toothpaste for sensitive gums?

What is a good toothpaste for sensitive gums?

Floridex: Gums are not sensitive or should not be. If it really is a painful sensation when you touch you gums the they are inflamed because of bacterial plaque and you need to get your teeth cleaned professionally. If at the junction of your gum and teeth are sensitive that is due to either recession of your gums or some breakage of enamel at near the gum area. All of which cause sensitivity specially to. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a wasp bite?

Is there a good cure for a wasp bite?

Wasp sting: Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Insure you have had tetanus shot in the last 10 years. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for chilblains?

Is there a good cure for chilblains?

No cure, but...: ...Lots of prevention. Keep affected areas well insulated, don't overheat or overcool, keep dry, moisturize regularly, and exercise. And if you smoke, this is yet another reason to quit asap, because it constricts your blood vessels. If your chillblains occur on the toes, good fitting shoes are essential. Moisture is your enemy; keep affected areas dry as much as humanly possible. ...Read more

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How effective is fluoride (Biotene) for treating a cavity?

How effective is fluoride (Biotene) for treating a cavity?

It depends: if the cavity is just beginning then high concentration of sodium fluoride might control the expansion of the cavity If you have a well established cavity then you need to have your dentist eliminate it and place a filling If you are prone to decay then you should be using a fluoride rinse and have excellent oral hygiene ...Read more

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Is there a good reason to buy mouthwash?

Is there a good reason to buy mouthwash?

Gingivitis: If you brush thoroughly 2-3 times per day, floss daily, brush your tongue, visit the dentist every 6 months, and you have good oral health, there really is no reason you need to use mouthwash. You can maintain a healthy mouth and fresh breath without it. Having said that, I do enjoy the antibacterial properties of listerine, and I use it daily. It is very good in helping prevent gingivitis. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for bad breath?

Is there a good cure for bad breath?

Determine the cause: Then start care. Your halitosis may be coming from periodontal problems, cavities, infections, or acid reflux. Once the cause is determined then treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a yeast infection?

Is there a good cure for a yeast infection?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Is there a good over-the-counter treatment for child canker sores?

Is there a good over-the-counter treatment for child canker sores?

No, I mean NO: Acyclovir is wonderful in adults. Please consult your pediatrician for dosage. Can we talk? My concern is how in the h did a child get infected? Is there something more serious involved? I worry, do you ? I do hope this was caught innocently, ok?Good. ...Read more

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Is synsodine a good toothpaste?

Is synsodine a good toothpaste?

Yes, ADA approved: The very first think you should look at when choosing your toothpaste is the ADA Seal of Approval and Sensodyne has one. ...Read more

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What is a good mouthwash for heavy gingivitis ?

Gingivitis: Listerine or closys are excellent anti bacterials, however, they do not replace daily brushing and flossing and seeing a dentist/hygienist to remove the bacteria that accumulates under the gum- the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Yeast infection: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Here are things you can do to help mother nature. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ >>. ...Read more

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What is a good enamel repair toothpaste that's also good for sensitivity?

What is a good enamel repair toothpaste that's also good for sensitivity?

Be careful!!: I like Arm and Hammer 'enamel pro repair' BUT most of these products repair enamel on a molecular level. More Importantly, make sure you brush with small massaging/vibrational motions, most sensitivity is caused by YEARS of brushing too hard and rough..and wearing away your gums (recession)!! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for orange tongue?

Is there a cure for orange tongue?

Not sure: "orange tongue" is not a medical diagnosis per se. Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for exfoliative chelitis?

Is there a cure for exfoliative chelitis?

Peeling lips: There are several reasons to have peeling lips. Irritation or allergy from lip balms or lipstick is common. Avoid these products until resolved. 1% Hydrocortisone ointment two to four times daily often works within 7 to 10 days. If not, seek medical attention. Precancerous and cancers can cause localized scaling. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

A form of gum disease caused by bacteria and poor oral hygiene that ...Read more