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I am suffering from sensitive teeth. What type of treatment will be the best to whiten my teeth with?

I am suffering from sensitive teeth. What type of treatment will be the best to whiten my teeth with?

Desensitizer: First of all, having sensitive teeth is not normal although it is a common problem. Find out why they are sensitive and have a plan to reduce sensitivity. Whitening is known to cause sensitivity even for those who are without sensitivity. Applying potassium nitrate before ; after whitening greatly reduces sensitivity. Ask your dentist. It is also an active ingredient in sensodyne tooth pastes. ...Read more

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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 is the best place to go to get teeth whitening treatment for sensitive teeth?

What is the best place to go to get teeth whitening treatment for sensitive teeth?

A dental office: A special "kor whitening" technique (only available at a dental office) has a procedure which treats tooth sensitivity while the whitening is being done. Talk to your dentist! ...Read more

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What to do if I have sensitive teeth and get a toothache. What are some good home remedies?

What to do if I have sensitive teeth and get a toothache. What are some good home remedies?

2 separate problems : 1. Toothache, see your dentist for exam, x-ray and treatment. No home remedy is applied. 2.Sensitive teeth, a few simple home remedies: Sensodyne tooth paste, avoid using hard-bristled toothbrushes and avoid hard foods. Also avoid or limit acidic items like sodas, tomatoes, oranges and lemons. ...Read more

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Can there be any teeth whitening at home kits for sensitive teeth & gums?

Can there be any teeth whitening at home kits for sensitive teeth & gums?

Tooth Whitening: There are various at home bleaching methods available, and some do cause sensitivity while others don't. Whitening strips can confine the bleach to a specific area on the tooth where they are placed, as opposed to the gel type that are placed in a "at-home" bleaching tray. If you suffer from sensitive teeth and gums, use a desensitizing toothpaste in addition to treat the cause of the sensitivity. ...Read more

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth arent straight tell me a home remedy?

Need some dental expertise! my teeth arent straight tell me a home remedy?

There aren't any: There are no home remedies to straighten teeth. Talk to your dentist or an orthodontist about your options. Many orthodontist will not charge for the first consultation so, you can get some good answers. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy to make your teeth stop hurting you ?

What is a home remedy to make your teeth stop hurting you ?

The telephone: Any pain numbing product, whether prescription, OTC, or "home" remedy, will only mask symptoms as the cause of the pain becomes more widespread. The best remedy is pick up the telephone, call your Dentist, and make an appointment to treat (eliminate) the cause of the pain. If it's an abscess pain meds will not stop the spread of the infection through your body. CALL NOW! ...Read more

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Does anybody know a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Does anybody know a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide: Even though studies show hydrogen peroxide can whiten teeth, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can baking powder be used as a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Can baking powder be used as a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Not really: Baking soda (not powder) is abrasive and will remove surface stains, but not actually whiten your teeth very much. Excess use can wear away the enamel making your teeth weaker. Consider using products specifically designed to whiten teeth. OTC gels may work for you, but nothing beats professionally dispensed and applied products. ...Read more

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What products are good at whitening teeth with no pain? And home remedy?

What products are good at whitening teeth with no pain? And home remedy?

Many: Most toothpaste for whitening do not cause sensitivity. Some patients, however, already have sensitive teeth. The most common otc whitening product is crest white strips. This seems to work but not great and often causes sensitivity. In our office, the professional products we use are based on the patients level of sensitivity and we also have desensitizers for use beforehand if needed. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the most effective home remedy of teeth whitening?

I'm wondering what is the most effective home remedy of teeth whitening?

Over the counter: Many over the counter whitening products work well for young people. The dentist ca. Also make custom trays for home whitening and the strength of the whitening gel would be stronger. ...Read more

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I sometimes notice white patch on my teeth.Few of my teeth looks semitransparent too sumtym.Why?Suggest any home remedy to whiten my teeth.

Plaque: White patches on teeth could be plaque if removable some teeth get white patches when then form and depending on how deep they go they might not be bleachable. Home whitening does not work well you need dental bleaching systems which work great. You can try brushing with baking soda to remove stains. ...Read more

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Is the any home remedy to make your teeth whiter and remove stains and make your gums pinker?

Is the any home remedy to make your teeth whiter and remove stains and make your gums pinker?

See below. : You be amazed of how much whiter, less stained and pinker (healthier ) gums you will get just buy brushing and flossing a few times a day. By brushing properly using a soft toothbrush you can get great result. You can also use some over the counter whitening toothpaste. This is more of a maintenance plan and you should have a professional cleaning and whitening done by a dentist. ...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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Until I can afford dental appt. , what is an effective otc or home remedy toothache reliever? Its many teeth. I literally use a tube of ambesol a day.

Until I can afford dental appt. , what is an effective otc or home remedy toothache reliever? Its many teeth. I literally use a tube of ambesol a day.

5 suggestions given: See if you qualify for the dental component of Obamacare. Try a school or residency program. Try a dentist that may work with you financially, see if you qualify for third party payments, such as Lending Tree or CareCredit or purchase a dental insurance plan with reduced rates. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Relaxation: Often, teeth grinding is a subconscious release of daily tension/stress. If you can reduce your stress and especially before bedtime (like: do not watch tv news before going to sleep). Try to either watch a comedy on tv or read something light ( not work related) and see if this helps. Some are helped by exercise or yoga. ...Read more

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Is there one best home remedy for a tooth ache?

Is there one best home remedy for a tooth ache?

No remedy: You can take otc pain meds for a short time while waiting for a dental appointment, but there is nothing you can do to resolve your need for dental treatment. I hope you have already called for an appoinment since things can only get worse, not better. Feel better soon... ...Read more

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What OTC or home remedy is good for a bad bad painful tooth ache?

What OTC  or home remedy is good for a bad bad painful tooth ache?

Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. ...Read more

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Sensitive Teeth (Definition)

The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a teeth grinding. The best way to find out why a tooth is sensitive is to ...Read more