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How often and in what manner can one use warm water with salt for oral health?

Swishing with warm salt water may not help to prevent mouth disease in otherwise health individuals. Salt water rinse can be used as adjunct to routine mechanical plaque control for prevention of ...
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I'm afraid of going to dentist

When you go to the dentist the first thing she will do is not to fix that cavity, but an inspection of your teeth. This will give you a chance to meet and talk to the dentist before anything gets ...
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I'm afraid of going to dentist

Dental Student here, I highly recommend that you go see the dentist. First if the cavity gets into the pulp, you will need Root Canal Therapy to save that tooth, plus a core, and crown. Which is ...
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Do sensibility to hot, cold, sweet, acid foods/drinks or air mean different levels of tooth decay?

It's just a rough initial check. Sensitive teeth are indicative of exposed dentin, but not necessarily tooth decay. Teeth have layers to them: The top layer (enamel) is composed almost entirely of ...
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