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The study you linked in the comments (Amith et al., 2007) stated that there were 10 subjects and the subjects were to Swish approximately 8-10 minutes or till you feel a fullness in your mouth. The last part of the instructions to the subjects suggests that the feeling of fullness in the mouth could happen before the 8 minute point. Plus the study of 10 ...


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Apparently, yes fluoridated mouthwash seems beneficial against carries, at least in children. ADA says: Fluoride ions, which promote remineralization, may be provided by certain mouthwashes. A Cochrane systematic review found that regular use of fluoride mouthwash reduced tooth decay in children, regardless of exposure to other sources of fluoride (i.e., ...


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One reason the mouth heals quickly because it's very well vascularized (meaning it has a lot of blood vessels). Yes, the mouth does have a lot of bacteria, but so does the rest of you: humans contain 10x more bacterial cells than human cells, and a lot of those bacteria are extremely helpful to have around. Natural bacteria alone will not reduce healing. ...


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Is oil pulling beneficial for oral health? It may not be possible to make convincing conclusions from three small studies (linked in the question) about the benefits of oil pulling on oral health, especially when knowing this is an Ayurvedic dental technique and most authors involved in the studies are Indians, so they might be biased for positive results. ...


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Please clarify : did the doctor touch the nerve or not? If he did he probably placed calcium hydroxide inside the nerve space and removed the nerve. you will need a future appointment to complete the root canal therapy. If he did not, he has placed a sedative dressing (temporary filling) made of clove oil extract and zinc oxide (Zonalin is the name of ...


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