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What To Eat With A Broken Jaw
Soft and liquids: Most of the time soft foods will be needed while a broken jaw is healing. If the mouth is held closed with with wires or elastic bands then only liquids can be taken during that time. Protein shakes and dietary supplements may be a good idea to unsure good nutrition which is important for good bone healing. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are some good foods to eat while wearing a palate expander and braces? I have a hard time swallowing with this thing in, and would like to know what kind of good foods would be best to eat.
See web site: You want to eat a soft high-protein diet. Hamburger, pudding, ice cream, fish, etc. You also want to make sure mouth is exceptionally clean...Invest in a water pik and use it daily. For braces friendly recipes go to www.Drmalerman.Com and click on cookie lady in the middle of the home page. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Extreme trama to a jaw bone with TMJ disorder, bone is swollen and hurts extremely bad to chew or eat or talk .?
What can cause a jaw to go out of alignment in a 6year old and how do you treat a jaw that goes out of alignment?
Phone call: Call your dentist. Large fillings make teeth more susceptible to fracture. The sooner your dentist can see you the greater the treatment choices available and the better the prognosis. This is a new problem for you, but your dentist deals with this every day. You can't fix this yourself...Please get help. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have an impacted tooth and major innflamation causing me major amounts of pain but cannot afford to go see a doctor what to do my teeth are really messed up ie:missing broken infected.
Can't afford not to: You are describing major infections. They will not go away by themselves, and there's no diy "cure". You must see a dentist before the infections spread even more. Can be life threatening. Call local er to ask for availability of emergency dental services. Check with closest dental school. I assume if you can't afford health care that you also can't afford a computer or computer services. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dislocated Jaw: A broken jaw is a fracture in the jaw bone. A dislocated jaw means the lower part of the jaw has moved out of its normal position at one or both joints where the jaw approximates the skull. Both conditions are best treated by a qualified physician or oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is there a kind of mouthwash that helps fight gum disease the best? My dentist told me I have mild gum disease, and that if i take care to brush and floss properly at home I should be able to fix it. What should I look for in a mouth wash to help fight gu
Xylitol: Xylitol kills bacteria and bushing with it can help with dental health. I have see patients who brush and floss regularly but still have some gum disease make a marked improvement by using a xylitol containing toothpaste. You may have to get it at a health food store. Less than 1 tube should make a difference. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Soft splint: No, soft splints do not realign teeth/jaws. For that you need to see a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. Soft splints best used as athletic mouthguard to reduce risk of concussion and damage to teeth. Hard saints more effective at preventing damage from clenching/grinding and balancing of the bite. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper body exercises: You can perform upper body, and non weight bearing exercises. ...Read more
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