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Oral Health and Dental Care

Dental health or oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, tongue and gums healthy and clean through constant brushing and flossing to avoid gum disease and tooth loss. Practicing oral health must be a lifetime habit.

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Can magic mouthwash get you high?

Yes, since its a drug
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What permission and license require to making a Colgate?

permission and license require to make colgate product
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What types of teeth is used for grinding food?

Molars are used as grinding teeth.These MOLARS and PRE-MOLARS Grind the food in our mouth. ...
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Why did my daughter's baby teeth break in half after falling out?

It may be that the tooth was very fragile. Sometimes, when a tooth has a cavity, it breaks away the enamel, causing your tooth to become very sensitive. ...
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Can Coca-Cola really dissolve a tooth overnight?

Not even close. Although teeth submerged in a cup of soda do eventually dissolve because of the acid present, this process takes several days. This myth likely originated from a 1950 Congressional testimony by a Cornell University professor named Clive McCay. He was trying to convince a committee of House representatives that soda could cause cavities, and he claimed teeth submerged in Coke would soften and begin to dissolve in two days’ time. His claims, though,...
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If you experience numbness and swelling on cheek after a molar extraction when will thickness and swelling go away and will it be before the next visit the dentist?

The numbness and thickness after a molar extraction usually goes away after a few hours but could last a day or two. Usually by the next dental visit the numbness, thickness and swelling should be gone if not inform your dentist. ...
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What is a root canal?

It is a procedure used to save an abscessed tooth by removing the dental pulp (nerve), usually if the tooth is dead or has had the pulp exposed (due to cavities or fractures). After the pulp is removed and any infection has been resolved, the hollow area left behind after the nerve is removed is filled in with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. Before the days of root canals, most damaged teeth needed to be replaced. Answer When a cavity has reached the...
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A healthy mouth produces how much saliva per day?

A healthy mouth produces about 1-2 liters of saliva per day.
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What is dental cavities?

Dental Cavities are the spaces or small holes.These are caused due to accumulated food in the teeth. ...
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How many baby teeth do you lose?

you lose 12 baby teeth Not exactly, my 9 year old just lost her 16th tooth! ...
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What is the importance of biology to man?

The importance of biology to man is that is a part of every part of human life. Biology is a huge factor in medicine, plants, animals, and life in general. ...
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Can i smoke after wisdom teeth removal surgery?

NO! You should not smoke after any extractions. Smoking may cause something called a "Dry Socket" which can be extremely painful! Ask your dentist or oral surgeon how long you should wait before smoking. ...
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Do you think a doctor could help treat my face pain?

The best way to find a dental hygenist training school in Kentucky is to consult the admission advertisements appearing in different newspapers from time to time and the universities web portals. ...
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What is vulvar pain and how can it be relieved?

A dental assistant knows a little bit less than what a dentist knows. The main difference is the ability to do the surgery required to pull teeth, drill teeth, etc. The difference is a matter of schooling, not tests. ...
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What are causes of periodontal disease, and how is it treated?

Periodontal is caused by bad oral hygiene, your son needs to brush his teeth at least twice a day for around three minutes; electric toothbrush is ideal. Make sure the toothpaste contains fluoride. And lastly, flossing your teeth after every meal. ...
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What is the description of a periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease refers to inflammation of the gums of the mouth. It is also called gingivitis, as well as tooth decay. It is treated by proper dental hygiene. ...
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What are some toothache remedies?

Some easy ways to get rid of your toothache are to simply soak it in warm saltwater or placing some ground cloves next to the tooth. Another easy way to help is to simply dip a q-tip in brandy, then rub it on the tooth. ...
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Are there home remedies for tooth sensitivity/aches?

There are a few ways to lessen the pain of a toothache. One way is to spray the area with sore throat spray. the most common and easiest way is to buy clove oil and put that on the irritated area ...
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What are the causes of a gum infection?

Gum infections are caused by bacteria that lead to plaque build up. Even people who care for their teeth can get infections for many reasons including smoking, genetics, low saliva production, certain diseases and medication side effects. ...
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Are bleeding gums a sign of gum infection?

the description given, are the most common signs for a gum infection, you should contact your dentist if it is very painful, to get the inflammation treated. ...
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What are different types of gum infections?

There are three types of gum infections and all can be classified as minor, moderate or major. The three types are: Irritated gums, cavities or absceses and gum disease. It is all progressive and can be reversed. Treatment starts with a good diet, watching your sugar intake, brushing and flossing regularly and visiting your dentist regularly for professional cleanings. If you do not take care of your teeth they will not take care of you. You may need antibiotics, teeth pulled or...
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How can I remove my mouth sores?

Their are many things one can do to remove mouth sores. Some of them are rinse mouth with warm salt water several time in one day, eat more yogurt, and many more. One should go see a dentist if the pain is not stopping or getting worse. ...
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What are common symptoms of teeth disease in babies?

Some of the common symptoms for gum disease are bad breath, red or swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing, loose teeth, sensitive teeth, receding gums or longer appearing teeth. ...