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Can not brushing teeth cause mouth ulcers?

Can not brushing teeth cause mouth ulcers?

Canker sores : 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 more

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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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Whenever i brush my teeth my mouth starts bleeding. Is this normal?

Whenever i brush my teeth my mouth starts bleeding. Is this normal?

NO !!!: You are either brushing too hard or your gums are infected and need treatment. See your friendly neighborhood dentist! ...Read more

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Every time I brush my teeth my mouth feels like it's on fire it's been like this for 1 week now what could it be?

Every time I brush my teeth my mouth feels like it's on fire it's been like this for 1 week now what could it be?

BMS ?: Burning mouth syndrome? For a definitive diagnosis, please see your physician. More information can be found here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/burning-mouth-syndrome/basics/causes/con-20029596 ...Read more

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About 15-30mins after I brush my teeth & use mouth wash, I get for a lack of a better term a type of film in my mouth. What causes it?

Probably alcohol: Many mouth washes have alcohol in them that can dry out the mucus membrane of the mouth giving the feel of a film. Try a mouth wash without alcohol. ...Read more

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What causes sore in the mouth? Found it brushing teeth?

What causes sore in the mouth? Found it brushing teeth?

Canker Sores: Can be linked to problems with the body's immune defense system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. They usually heal without any treatment in about two weeks or so. In office treatment we use debacterol, a medication containing 50% sulfonated phenolics and 30% sulfuric acid. They heal in two days. Dr. Use only. ...Read more

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Is it alright to brush your teeth and use mouth wash before and after you kiss/french kiss someone?

Is it alright to brush your teeth and use mouth wash before and after you kiss/french kiss someone?

Kissing: Bacteria in general does get transferred from person to person during kissing. So cleaning your mouth thoroughly helps, but not completely because bacteria is microscopic and finds a way so be safe. ...Read more

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How do bacteria live in your mouth after brushing your teeth?

How do bacteria live in your mouth after brushing your teeth?

Brushing: It's impossible to brush away all the bacteria. The environment is perfect for them to grow and they reproduce very quickly so it's a constant battle. Just like we can't kill all the flies in the world. ...Read more

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Is it better to brush teeth after breakfast? Food tastes better with a clean mouth (after brushing teeth and clean tongue in AM). Thanks

Is it better to brush teeth after breakfast? Food tastes better with a clean mouth (after brushing teeth and clean tongue in AM). Thanks

I do both!: I agree with you! I like to brush my teeth first thing in the morning to get that "morning mouth" taste and feeling gone quickly. But you should brush and rinse after meals so that food particles don't remain on your teeth and gums to create plaque and tartar that builds up and leads to possible cavities. ...Read more