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Will the use of my new expensive sonicare lead to more recession and does it get into the sulcus with normal use?
Just one aid, but...: It's a great aid to proper oral hygiene and if used properly, it won't do any damage. However, you still need to floss your teeth. It may help but not solve the problem of gum recession. Ask your dentist to explain to you what caused your gum recession and what you can to prevent further periodontal problems including the recession. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I find the recommended Sonicare toothbrush difficult to brush gently around my lower canines. Should I use an Oral-B circular brush in those spots?
Dental experts: is there a particular sonicare powered brush you suggest for 92 yo with formerly good hygiene? Need timer so aides let her brush enuf.
Using Sonicare diamondclean, I angle it towards gum but that doesn't cover all the tooth surface on some of my teeth just the lower or upper half of the teeth, should I also move it around whole tooth?
Yes Move It All Over: You are doing the correct thing by angling the brush toward the tooth-gum interface. However, you will have to go over each tooth multiple times to clean the WHOLE tooth. Teeth have many little angles, so your toothbrush needs to touch each tooth from multiple angles to correctly clean the entire tooth, or teeth. You have a great brush; don't forget to floss also : ) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers