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Takes time: Healing takes some time. Make sure you are following the home care program your dentist and hygienist gave you. This is very important in the healing process now and the long term maintenance program. Remember scaling is not a one time fix, it is a long term process of health. Keep up with it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nail polish: Numerous chemicals are in nail polish and the chemicals vary with the different products e.g. Nirocellulose, ethyl acetate, resins, plasticizers, solvent, coloring agents, adhesive poymers, formaldehydes, camphor, pigments, thickening agents, toluene, sylene and the list goes on and on. Anyone using nail polish should use products from companies that formulate responsibly and have a good reputation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother gets his teeth scaled and polished four times a year. Is there any detrimental effects of it on teeth?
No: People who have periodontal disease need to have their teeth cleaned 4 times a year. There is also a genetic component to periodontal disease. If your brother has it you should also be checked. Hopefully you are having periodontal charting to follow your gum health. Ask your dentist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am on my 12th week of Accutane on 30 mg. I have just purchased liz earle cleanse and polish is this too harsh for my face?
Accutane: I would give your dermatologist a call, or who prescribed your medicine. It would be important to know before you use it. ...Read more
Why do my nails hurt (feel like they got hit with a hammer!) after i take off nail polish after having worn it a few days? Takes a few hrs to kick in.
Irritant?: If your nails only hurt after you removed the polish, i would suspect that remover is irritating them. ...Read more