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Foul taste in mouth because of expander?
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Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Food stuck on it
Be sure to rinse vigorously after eating to help dislodge any food that may be stuck underneath.
Also, be sure to use a water-pik or a syringe to squirt water/mouthwash under it before you brush. After brushing, rinse vigorously with an antibacterial mouthwash.

In brief: Food stuck on it
Be sure to rinse vigorously after eating to help dislodge any food that may be stuck underneath.
Also, be sure to use a water-pik or a syringe to squirt water/mouthwash under it before you brush. After brushing, rinse vigorously with an antibacterial mouthwash.
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics
In brief: See a dentist
Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash.
If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess.

In brief: See a dentist
Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash.
If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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