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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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Sensitive Teeth (Definition)

Most people refer to sensitive teeth as a condition where they have an unusual or painful response to hot or cold liquids or food. It can also be used to describe teeth that ...Read more

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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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation
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Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain or impacted
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Take NSAIDs if dealing with pain/swelling from wisdom teeth
Daily
Rinse with warm salty water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth
Daily
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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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What are some good at home teeth whitening for sensitive teeth?

What are some good at home teeth whitening for sensitive teeth?

Crest Whitesteips: ...Just keep the'whitestrips' way from the roots of your teeth! ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If they're malpositioned or impacted discuss removal with your dentist
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Make sure you take care of them like any other tooth in the mouth
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If removal becomes necessary, see an oral surgeon for consultation
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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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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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If partially erupted, keep them clean to prevent a local infection
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If erupted but endangering other teeth, have them removed
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If impacted, have them checked yearly for cysts & if found remove
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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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