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I accident got a very very small amount of super glue in my mouth what do I do? I washed my mouth with water, tooth paste, mouth rise,

I accident got a very very small amount of super glue in my mouth what do I do? I washed my mouth with water, tooth paste, mouth rise,

Very small amount: If you feel sick, go see your physician, but a tiny amount generally ok, but do not use superglue for any dental anything, use dental cements for your dental temps, use dental denture adhesive for denture retention, etc. Use dental products for dental purposes! Not superglue. ...Read more

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 happens if not is there any special whitening tooth paste or mouth washes I can use?

What happens if not is there any special whitening tooth paste or mouth washes I can use?

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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When I eat something sweet my right side of the teeths feel bad what should I do I use tooth paste and mouth wash too?

When I eat something sweet my right side of the teeths feel bad what should I do I use tooth paste and mouth wash too?

Professional help: Pain from sweets usually means cavities. See a Dentist NOW. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to fix your teeth. Also, be sure to add daily flossing to your oral hygiene routine. ...Read more

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What is the best tooth paste and mouth wash I can use I am currently using dollar store tooth paste and mouth wash and they taste weird and seem to not be doing anything for my teeth what is the best brand out there that will actually work on my teeth

What is the best tooth paste and mouth wash I can use I am currently using dollar store tooth paste and mouth wash and they taste weird and seem to not be doing anything for my teeth what is the best brand out there that will actually work on my teeth

Look for seal: Look for american dental assn seal of approval on toothpaste that assures quality and validity of claims made. Same for mouth wash, most are ineffective. Avoid dollar store products... You get what you pay for. And for an adult, floss and/or water pik more important than toothpaste. Make sure to brush 2 full minutes 2x/day & floss 1x/day. ...Read more

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What's the most effective tooth paste and mouth wash to whiten teeth for surface stains?

What's the most effective tooth paste and mouth wash to whiten teeth for surface stains?

Some risks involved: First, mouth washes do not whiten teeth. Secondly, companies that promote their toothpaste as whitening teeth do so mainly with abrasives, that are not intended to be used on a regular basis as they erode away tooth structure. In my opinion, get a professional cleaning at your dentist and then maintain those healthy clean teeth with any brand name fluoridated toothpaste. ...Read more

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My breath smells after I brush my teeth even when I use tooth paste and mouth wash 20 minutes later horrible breath how do I fix this or prevent it?

My breath smells after I brush my teeth even when I use tooth paste and mouth wash 20 minutes later horrible breath how do I fix this or prevent it?

Causes of Halitosis: The other common causes for bad breath are chronic sinusitis, odor can come from the post nasal discharge. It can also come from your lungs such as after eating food rich in garlic. Systemic diseases can also cause bad breath. You should see an otolaryngologist if problem persists. ...Read more

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I use teeth whitening tooth paste and now my mouth feels dry. Why is that?

I use teeth whitening tooth paste and now my mouth feels dry. Why is that?

Change toothpaste: You may have some adverse reaction to certain ingredient in that whitening tooth paste. Just use the regular toothpaste since they are better and cheaper anyway. Whitening toothpaste may contain abrasives that wear down your enamel. ...Read more

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What tooth paste whitens teeth without making them sensitive?

What tooth paste whitens teeth without making them sensitive?

None: Tooth paste in general does not whiten teeth. They can remove stain at most. Only way to whiten your teeth is with teeth whitening or bleaching products. If you have sensitivity, use tooth pastes that are geared for sensitivity like sensodyne or crest sesitivity. ...Read more

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How to clean wisdom teeth properly? What kind of tooth paste should be used? What method?

How to clean wisdom teeth properly? What kind of tooth paste should be used? What method?

Narrow-headed Brush: because it can clean the impossible-to-reach areas that normal toothbrushes can’t get to. Use floss and antiseptic mouth rinse. See your dentist for prophylaxis at least twice a year. ...Read more

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When is it OK to use tooth paste on her teeth? The toothpaste I bought has no fluoride in it.

When is it OK to use tooth paste on her teeth? The toothpaste I bought has no fluoride in it.

Be specific: Who are you asking this question regarding? Is this an infant or small child? As you know toothpaste has proved to be an excellent way to provide fluoride and very significantly reduce tooth decay children need fluoride and by the way bottled water most all brands have NO fluoride and we are seeing an increase in tooth decay because people aren't drinking tap water ...Read more

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Which tooth paste is best for the whitest teeth?

Which tooth paste is best for the whitest teeth?

Varies but...: Whitening toothpastes are not really that effective. The pastes are not in contact with the teeth long enough to alter the enamel. Better to keep your teeth clean (proper home care and dental visit, ) and get the teeth professionally whitened by a dentist ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the best tooth paste for whitening the teeth fast?

I'm wondering what is the best tooth paste for whitening the teeth fast?

Best Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter the best 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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For the past week my teeth have been really sensitive. I got a special kind of tooth paste but it hasn't helped. What should I do?

Sensitive teeth: Are all your teeth sensitive or a specific few?
Any recent traumas- hitting the teeth with a glass, or an elbow? Aware of grinding your teeth? Chewing on ice or hard candies? Drinking sodas or juices or sports drinks?
Are your gums receding? These are things that might cause sensitive teeth. Using a "sensitivity toothpaste" can help if you brush with it and spit out the excess, but don't rinse. ...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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If you are supposd to brush your teeth at least once a day with a tooth paste containing fluoride, what does the fluoride do?

If you are supposd to brush your teeth at least once a day with a tooth paste containing fluoride, what does the fluoride do?

Fluoride toothpastes: The majority of the toothpaste sold in the U.S. now contains fluoride. The latest research shows that fluoride toothpaste is very effective in preventing tooth decay. The secondary benefits are reducing sensitivity, gingivitis, bad breath and stains. ...Read more

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My child is two years old, and whenever I brush his teeth, he swallows tooth paste; is it dangerous?

My child is two years old, and whenever I brush his teeth, he swallows tooth paste; is it dangerous?

Its OK: Children most often swallow tooth paste. Its part of the fun, it tastes so good. However, you should only put a pea sized amount on the brush so they can't swallow too much floride. Eventually they will stop swallowing the paste. ...Read more

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Never smoked, drink, drank coffee. I brush my teeth every day twice a day with whitening tooth paste but my teeth are still dirty, how do I whitenmyteeth?

Never smoked, drink, drank coffee. I brush my teeth every day twice a day with whitening tooth paste but my teeth are still dirty, how do I whitenmyteeth?

Professional clean: Have you seen a dentist and had them checked? Sometimes the stains can be caused by bacteria a regular tooth brush can't remove. A dentist can tell you if your teeth need professional cleaning or if whitening is the answer you are looking for. Whitening toothpaste is not very effective for most stains.
Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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My gums are peeling, got burnt by tooth paste, what should I do and how long will it take to heal?

My gums are peeling, got burnt by tooth paste, what should I do and how long will it take to heal?

Switching toothpaste: Some people are sensitive to certain types of toothpastes. Try switching to toothpastes that do not contain sodium lauryl sulfate (sls), such as sensodyne toothpaste. It should heal in a few days. ...Read more

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My gums got swollen due to my tooth paste because it was too harsh. How do I get the swelling to go down?

My gums got swollen due to my tooth paste because it was too harsh. How do I get the swelling to go down?

See Dentist: A simple fix for swollen or irritates gums is a salt-water rinse or the use of listerine. I would definitely see your dentist, however, to rule out the possibility of gum infection or periodontal disease. ...Read more

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My son's gums hurt all the time. Could this be a side effect of his new meds, welbrutrin xl? Or a whitening tooth paste?

My son's gums hurt all the time. Could this be a side effect of his new meds, welbrutrin xl?  Or a whitening tooth paste?

Yes, both: Wellbutrin (bupropion) has a side effect of dry mouth which can cause the gums to become red/inflamed and irritable to touch. The whitening toothpaste may have ingredients that your son is allergic to or can cause gum irritation. This on top of the dry mouth from his meds could make the situation worse. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest but the best for bad breath? What is the best tooth paste to brush with that gives the best results?

Scrape your tongue: Bad breath is a result to bacteria in your mouth
try to scrape yor tongue on daily basis
any tooth paste approved by ada ids good to use and stand behind what it says. ...Read more

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I am having canker sores continually, I have cut almost all acidic foods from diet. I have changed tooth paste. This has been going on for over a year?

I am having canker sores continually, I have cut almost all acidic foods from diet. I have changed tooth paste. This has been going on for over a year?

Frequent Canker sore: Canker sores may also occur because of certain conditions and diseases. See your physician for a medical evaluation, especially in regard to the prevalence of canker sores. I assume you have seen a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and it's not just your diagnosis. ...Read more

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