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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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Mouth (Definition)

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


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What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

Some tooth pastes: Some teeth can never get white because of pigment in the enamel that occurred during development.Go to a reliable dentist. ...Read more

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What remedies are good for teeth grinding?

What remedies are good for teeth grinding?

Night guard: We all grind our teeth periodically. We usually do it in response to stress in our lives. Grinding can be very destructive and can result in wearing down teeth, cracks in teeth, muscle soreness, tooth pain, headaches, etc. Wearing a night guard can help prevent new damage to your teeth, can prevent existing damage from getting worse, will allow tight muscles to relax, and can help you stop grind. ...Read more

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Are there any natural (no medicine) ways for wisdom teeth removal?

Are there any natural (no medicine) ways for wisdom teeth removal?

OS or dentist only: Wisdom tooth extraction is a serious surgical procedure and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon or your dentist can perform the surgery. See your dentist for x-rays and consultation. ...Read more

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What are good teeth brushing tips for kids?

What are good teeth brushing tips for kids?

Listen to music!: Brushing one tooth at a time in a circular motion in front of a mirror for the length of one whole song (about 4 min) or counting slowly til ten when brushing each tooth surface. A compact head on a toothbrush will also help the focus being placed on each tooth. Ideal brushing time should be after each meal in addition to when surgery/acidic food is being consumed. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for wisdom tooth aches?

What are some home remedies for wisdom tooth aches?

Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, halibut and sardines, walnuts, flax seeds, yellow and orange fruits and veges, and chocolate!) long showers and baths can dehydrate skin! use moisturizers (and or olive oil) and gentle cleansers. Exfoliate with yogurt, and drink plenty of water! ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for fragile x syndrome work?

Do natural remedies for fragile x syndrome work?

No: Unfortunately there are no effective treatments for fragile x that would alter the genetic defect. Behavioral training may be useful in facilitating education and behavior. ...Read more

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Are 3-D white strips safe for sensitive teeth and gums ?

Are 3-D white strips safe for sensitive teeth and gums ?

Teeth whitening: It is always safer and wiser to do your teeth whitening under a dentist's supervision to prevent any mishap. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Diagnosis needed: You need to determine the cause of your grinding problem that leads to pain. Your dentist can make you a mouth guard to protect your tissues and reduce the level of pain while the cause of your grinding (malocclusion, skeletal imbalance, muscular imbalance, stress, parafunctional habits, reaction to medication, etc) is determined. No, you can't fix this with an otc. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Tooth grinding: A nightguard that is made by dentist is your best bet, but is it is financially difficult try a drugstore one temporarily. See your dentist to evaluate your grinding. If you snore also - you may ahve sleep apnea also. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Clove oil: Clove oil can be an effective oral anesthetic. In studies, it has performed just as well as topical Benzocaine (anbesol and oragel). It's safe when used correctly in small amounts, but can cause liver and respiratory problems when ingested in large quantities. It's found in health food stores. To use it, apply a very small amount to a cotton swab and apply gently to the affected area. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for removing pyria (gum bleeding)?

What are some natural remedies for removing pyria (gum bleeding)?

Depends: Bleeding gums is a sign of gingival inflammation. Warm salt water rinses for 1 min 2x/day may help with gingival inflammation with flossing, brushing gently at the gum lines, and antibacterial rinse like listerine can help. But if the bleeding still persist, then you must go see your dentist for proper evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more

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My teeth is yellow front teeth please suggest good tooth paste or any other remedy?

My teeth is yellow front teeth please suggest good tooth paste or any other remedy?

For "yellow teeth": 1. Get them professionally cleaned by dentist 2. Use any ADA accepted whitening toothpaste. 3. If still not happy see a dentist to discuss next options which may include professional whitening techniques, composite bonding, porcelain veneers or all ceramic crowns. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Are there any  home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Rinse and ice: A warm salt water rinse passively (not vigorous) passed through the mouth can alleviate some post-surgical pain, as well as keep the tissue healthy and encourage healing. Icing the surgical areas is also a good idea to reduce inflammation and pain, 10 minutes on, then ten minutes off, repeated as necessary. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens. However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for gingivitis and periodontal disease?

What are some home remedies for gingivitis and periodontal disease?

See dentist first!: Gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease, might be able to be reversed or eliminated from proper brushing and flossing. Periodontitis, the more advanced stage, requires professional treatment from a dentist. You really can't diagnose which stage you have on your own and therefore need to be evaluated by a dentist. Even in the early stages, without professional care, things will only worsen. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter methods for treating dry socket post-wisdom tooth extraction?

Are there any over-the-counter methods for treating dry socket post-wisdom tooth extraction?

Not recommended: This should really be evaluated by the surgeon who treated you. It needs to be evaluated to rule out an infection or other medically related issues. You'll feel better sooner having an expert treat you. Your aftercare should be part of the initial procedure and is your dentist's responsibility. ...Read more

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What are some really good teeth brushing tips for elderly people?

What are some really good teeth brushing tips for elderly people?

Slow and gentle: The best way to brush is slow and gentle. Think of it more like tickling your teeth than scrubbing them. This allows the bristles time to conform to the shape of your tooth, it will be easier to keep the brush at the gum line and not miss spots. Use only a soft bristle toothbrush. Medium and hard toothbrushes can damage both your gums and your enamel. Some people find electric ones helpful. ...Read more

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Can there be white crowns for a child's canine tooth?

Yes. Pediatric: Crown techniques include the option of a cosmetic facing on "baby tooth " crowns. Ask the child's doctor to explain. ...Read more

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Fragile Teeth (Definition)

Teeth which are easily broken or damaged. This may be a result of the teeth in question having extensive dental restorations, or an enamel matrix which is genetically weak or ...Read more