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White Film On Gums
I've had a sore spot on my gums for about a month, the last 2 weeks a white film (that doesn't come off) is in the spot. I've seen multiple Drs. ?
Sugarless gum makes my mouth feel somewhat clean after I eat. Does this type of gum still leave a film on teeth that should be toothpaste brushed off?
Yes, it leaves: Chewing sugarless gum can HELP prevent tooth decay and gum disease. It causes more saliva production, which helps neutralize and rinse away some of the acid that forms in your mouth when you break down food. However, even sugarless gum, is not a substitute for a regular oral hygiene. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Dental: The chlorhexidine oral rinse that I'm told to use after my gum graft caused a brownish film on my teeth. Brushing does not take it off. Now?
Im 30. Baby tooth extracted yesterday. Why is the socket white? There was a thin film which i rinsed out. Not swollen or painful at all. Im on antibio
I have a red line on my top gum with white blotches and pain on the side of the palate. I took antibiotics and the pain went away. The pain returned, so i had to take more tablets.What is going on?
Needs to be seen: These types of situations should not and cannot be diagnosed over the internet. It requires at least an actual visual one on one personal clinical examination. Please see your dentist as soon as possible to determine what in fact is wrong and what treatment is indicated. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not enough info: Your question doesn't contain enough information to make a diagnosis. There are numerous "white things" that can develope on the oral tissues. Depending on your sons age please bring him to a pediatric dentist or a general dentist for an evaluation. Many white lesions are not a problem but an evaluation is the only way to be sure. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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