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Why Are My Teeth Slimy
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
Baking soda + RDH: The slimy film is most likely just that: a slimy layer of live and dead bacteria that were hard to remove under braces. Now that the braces are gone, your tongue can feel it. First, make a slurry with baking soda ; water, and brush well with it for 2 min. Do not repeat this formula as it could be too abrasive for repeated use. If still filmy, see an rdh (registered dental hygienist) for a polish. ...Read more
Everytime I brush my teeth aftwerwards I get slimy clear skin that comes off? Why? It doesn't hurt.
Dentist: See your dentist. Don't play around without knowing what this is. ...Read more
Bacteria?: The bacteria that normally lives in your mouth will adhere to your teeth and form a plaque. Do you feel this in the morning when you wake up? Does it come off when you brush your teeth? This is perfectly normal if it is plaque. You can have your dentist take a look if you would like to be sure. ...Read more
After brushing my teeth, what is causing a slimy film all over the inside of my mouth. Usually appears within an hour I have used numerous different toothpastes and nothing helps. My father is experiencing same problem.
Many good answers: All my colleagues have made good points. In addition, I mention that brushing removes the surface deposits on your teeth. When well removed, it takes only a short time for salivary components to reform a layer called the pellicle, this may be what people are describing. Upon this thin pellicle layer adhesion of bacteria takes place and is termed plaque. Pellicle. ...Read more
Is it normal after a wisdom tooth is pulled this is the 4th day I looked at it and it has a white slimy coating on top should I trouble my dentist?
It is normal: Healing process. Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Good luck. ...Read more
Chest pain, congestion, stuffy nose, green thick slimy mucus. Tooth infection, but what about the rest? Amoxicillin 6 days now- when will I be better?
Weird slimy thing in the back of your mouth when you try to hack it up it tries to come up but won't come out?
Exam: Sounds like a mucous strand or a mucous plug- certainly get examined: cannot be answered here. ...Read more
My mouth is dry, It feels like there is a slimy film in my mouth too. Is this cancer? Or a sign of cancer I'm on antibiotics. Idk if it's that.
Antibiotics.: Chances are its related to your antibiotics or the reason you are on antibiotics. Also are you taking anything else over the counter? Any Syrups? They may have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or any other anti-histamins that would result in dry mucous membranes in the mouth. And it can also be Candida if you are on prolonged antibiotics or with a weak immune system. I would not jump on CANCER as the first option!!! ...Read more
Not sick, and I am already off all foods I'm allergic to, but I have tons of mucus in my throat and mouth. Thick, slimy, gags me! What is it? Candida?
Could be: Need to culture mucus to know for sure. ...Read more
Why do I get clumps of mucus that isn't slimy or phlegm-like coming from my nose, up my throat and out of my mouth?
12 days after dental implant and bone graft and my gums are white and slimy? Is this normal? Swelling has decreased and on z-pack.
I've had slimy, irritated eyes, soar throat and cough off and on for about a month and an occasional soar tongue and mouth -what do you think it is?
Sore throat, red painful sores on roof mouth, various sizes with large white slimy patches of skin on top? Hurts & can't eat. Also cough & congestion
I have severe nausea and dry mouth, which turns to a slimy throat and foamy spit, and then repeats. No puke. Talked 2 ma. No good docs around. Help! ?
Tooth calcification: If you mean how teeth harden as a they develop inside of the jaw the answer is calcification of the tooth bud. This is a one time & permanent process. As the teeth grow into the mouth, their surface can pick up Fluoride or calcium form saliva and harden to some degree. Of course, the most important thing is to take steps to prevent "decalcification" of the tooth or "decay" by proper oral hygiene. ...Read more
Periodontal disease: Teeth are rooted in the gums, so any gum disease, most common is inflammation known as periodontosis, will weaken the gums and will contribute to teeth loosening. It is very important that you not only brush but also floss your teeth at least once daily. Also, to prevent inflammation caused by acid producing bacteria in the mouth - use xylitol containing products (gum) after meals. ...Read more
Depends: Teeth whitening can be completed several different ways: prefilled trays or strips, custom-made whitening trays, or in-office whitening such as zoom! I offer all three waysin my office; however, whitening with custom trays seems to be the most predictable, effective, and affordable way to whiten teeth. ...Read more
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 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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