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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
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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
Hyperacidity: Can be responsible for the "burning & churning" symptoms you describe. Sorting out the possible etiology (causes) before seeking medical attention isn't a bad idea. If over-the-counter antacids in tablet or liquid form alleviate these symptoms, hyperacidity is a possibility. An otc ppi (such as omeprazole) may produce the same relief. If not, medical consultation is in order. ...Read more
I have heard that many nail polishes contain formaldehyde. Is it safe for my daughters to use it?
Yes: Just keep the polish on the nail not the adjacent skin and keep her fingers and toes out of her mouth. ...Read more
If nail polish is hazardous as most doctors claim, how often should I apply it without taking the risk?
0....: Your nails are beautiful......in the natural form. ...Read more
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