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Plaque Build Up On Tongue
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
Not likely.: Teeth become discolored because of deep colors of certain types of food, beverages, smoking, genetics, aging and also from tarter buildup on your teeth, which stain very easily. To find out more about this, i would strongly suggest that you have that conversation with your dentist. ...Read more
Brush and floss: The only way to eliminate calculus build up is by brushing and flossing frequently. It takes pyhsical removal of the placque before it calcified into the hard tarter, or calculus. Some people will have more tendency to build up calculus because of the chemical composition of their saliva. And of course regular dental care. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Food Myths: Nope. That would be a false myth. ...Read more
My front teeth are sensitive and the gums are tiny bit swillen on the inner side. Rotted tooth? Maybe tar build up? Gingevitis? Needs a cleaning?
Gingivitis: This sounds like gingivitis, or maybe early periodontal disease. Schedule a teeth cleaning, and discuss these concerns with your dentist. In the meantime, maintain good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily. It is important to maintain good oral health, because it can affect your overall health as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Discoloration usually refers to an intrinsic stain which means it is deep into the tooth. Tartar and plaque is a build up on the surface of the teeth and can be polished and/or scrapped away by your dental hygienest. Discoloration usually means you would need bleaching or a new crown to change the shade of that tooth. See your provider for options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can tooth rubbing up against side of tongue cause white patch of skin? It peels off and looks normal afterwords
Tongue lesion: It could, but you could also have a a condition related to fungal infection. When you run the patch off, is it red underneath? This could be a condition called pseudombranous candidiasis. You should have your dentist check it out. It's probably nothing serious but any lesions in the mouth that don't heal in 2 weeks should be looked at by your dentist ...Read more
On and off apetite, appear to be teethmarks on sides of tongue, mucus in throat, my tongue has a whitish film, ?
Dentist dismisses that our child's teeth get plaque quickly despite brushing. There is orange build-up on tops of teeth within hours of brushing. Why?
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