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Will A Inhaler Make My Teeth More Likely To Break
No...: Not unless you use it as a weapon. "inhalers" deliver many different types of medications; mostly bronchodilators and steroids. Used properly, they should have no effect on your teeth. Actually, even used improperly i cannot envision how they could affect your teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My lower front teeth have been tingling for a couple of days now. What could be causing this and what can I do about it? I use a ventolin inhaler.
I am experiencing lots of phlegm in chest after wisdom teeth extraction. I have used asthma inhaler and coughed out a huge ball of phlegm. Is this ok?
Unlikely: inhaled steroids might cause fungal pharyngitis in general, that's why it is advisable to gargle or drink water after using them, the same applies after tooth extraction, wash your mouth after usage, bronchodilator inhalers aren't known to cause infection , wash your mouth anyways after using either type if you're concerned ...Read more
Could my inhalers cause infection after tooth extraction? In terrible pain. Looks infected. Not a dry socket.
Does teeth whitening make your teeth more likely to get stained later? My friend told me that teeth whitening actually breaks down enamel and makes the pores bigger, so teeth stain easier after treatment. Is this true? I'd really like to get my teeth whit
No : Teeth whitening is safe if done under professional guidance with dentist recommended products only. After comprehensive evaluation of your dental health and quality of your enamel, dentist will design a protocol that you should follow with teeth whitening. It includes Fluoride treatments, sensitivity management, and whitening sessions frequencies. It it safe and effective method to enhance smiles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can vary: Sometimes when a baby tooth is lost the permanent tooth is right there and comes in quickly. You may be able to see it in a few days but it will take several weeks for the tooth to fully erupt. Sometimes a permanent tooth is not in position to erupt immediately and it can take some time for it to erupt. This happens more frequently if a baby tooth comes out early due to trauma or decay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Terminology: Dental plaque is composed of bacteria and food debris. It is soft, sticky, and easily removed w toothbrush and dental floss or water pik. If calcium from your saliva accumulates in the plaque on the teeth, it hardens into tarter (what dentists cal calculus). Gum damaging tarter usually needs to be removed professionally, it won't fall off on its own. Please see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Regarding your teeth: I am a dentist so i won't comment on problems with your hair. I could list dozens of things that could cause your teeth to be sensitive. Doing that won't help you in any way. A visit to your dentist, however, will. I suspect the two issues that you mentioned are not related. You will also have to see a physician, as a physician can't diagnose or treat you dental problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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