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This DENTAQUORA helps you to answer every question of yours.

Q501). Can diabetics donate blood?

A). Yes, as long as they have no complications such as eye, blood vessel, or kidney problem and their BGLs are under control.

Q502). What foods help reduce diabetes?

A). Cinnamon, eggs, turmeric, chia seeds, Greek yogurt, nuts, and leafy green vegetables.

Q503). Is ginger good for diabetics?

A). Eating up to 4 grams per day may help lower your blood sugar levels and regulate insulin production.

Q504). Does lemon juice lower blood sugar?

A). Lemon has vitamin C which may help decrease levels of fasting blood sugar, triglyceride, cholesterol, and inflammation.

Q505). Which nuts are good for diabetics?

A). Walnuts and almonds are best as they help prevent heart disease, keep blood sugar controlled, and even aid weight loss.

Q509 Can you claim disability for diabetes?

A). No, but most diabetics suffer medical problems like peripheral neuropathy or poor vision.

Q510). Do diabetics smell?

A). Diabetes (diabetic ketoacidosis) leads to a fruity odor.

Q511). What are the top 10 disabilities?

A). Circulatory system, psychotic disorders, intellectual disability, injuries, mental disorders: 3.9 percent, organic mental disorders, endocrine disorders.

Q512). What does diabetic pee smell like?

A). Fruity odor as the body is trying to get rid of the excess blood sugar by disposing of glucose through your urine.

Q513). Why do I always smell like poop?

A). Sinus and respiratory infections can cause your breath to smell like feces.

Q514). What are the 4 hidden disabilities?

A). Psychiatric Disabilities like depression, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders, etc, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, diabetes.

Q515). What is the number 1 cause of disability?

A). Neuropsychiatric disorders.

Q516). Is arthritis a disability?

A). Yes.

Q517). What is the most common disability?

A). Cognitive disability.

Q518). What Color is diabetic urine?

A). In diabetes insipidus, the body makes a lot of urine that is “insipid,” or colorless, and odorless.

Q519). What color is urine when your kidneys are failing?

A). Brown, red or purple urine.

Q520). Does urine smell stronger as you get older?

A). The bottom line. Body odor naturally changes as you age.

Q521). What causes fishy smelling urine?

A). Urinary tract infection (UTI)

522). What does cancer smell like?

A). Many studies have concluded that cancer has a distinct smell.

Q533). Can you smell cancer on someone’s breath?

A). No, but we can smell some symptoms

Q534). What is a disability?

A). A disability is any condition that makes it more difficult for a person to do certain activities or interact with the world around them.

Q535). What are the main causes of physical disability?

A). They can be caused through a wide range of factors including a blow to the head, stroke, alcohol or drugs, infection, diseases such as AIDs or cancer, or a lack of oxygen.

Q535). How do I know if I’m diabetic?

A). Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes high blood sugar levels. Early signs and symptoms can include frequent urination, increased thirst, feeling tired and hungry, vision problems, slow wound healing,

Q536). How many times a day should you pee?

A). Most people urinate between six and eight times a day.

Q537) How can I check my kidneys at home?

A). Simple urine test which detects the presence of albumin.

Q538). How do I detox my kidneys?

A). Apple Cider Vinegar, kidney Beans, lemon Juice, watermelon, pomegranate, basil, dates.

Q539). What color is good urine?

A). A healthy urine color range is from pale yellow to amber-colored urine.

Q540). What are the early signs of kidney failure?

A). Decreased urine output, fluid retention that leads to swelling in limbs, shortness of breath.

Q541). What color is urine with liver problems?

A). Brown pale or dark.

Q542). How do I keep my kidneys healthy?

A). Keep active and fit, control your blood sugar, monitor blood pressure, monitor weight, and eat a healthy diet, drink plenty of fluids, don’t smoke, etc.

Q543). Why does my urine smell like sewer?

A). Due to dehydration.

Q544). What does the smell of your urine tell you?

A). It might also be a sign of a UTI, diabetes, a bladder infection, or metabolic diseases.

Q545). How can I get rid of urine smell from clothes?

A). Sprinkle baking soda on the surface and rub it, keep it overnight and then wash it out.

Q546). What foods make urine smell?

A). Eating an excess of bananas, salmon, turkey, chicken, and foods that contain lots of vitamin B-6.

Q547). Are onions and garlic good for diabetics?

A). Yes.

Q548). What color is urine when your kidneys are failing?

A). Brown, red or purple urine.

Q549). What blood tests does a rheumatologist do?

A). ESR and CRP.

Q550). What BP is too high for dental treatment?

A). Systolic 120–129 and Diastolic <80.

Q551). Why do dentists ask if you have heart problems?

A). Patients with angina treated with calcium channel blockers may have gum overgrowth.

Q552). Can you get a tooth pulled with high blood pressure?

  1. A) No, if blood pressure is already high, epinephrine in local anesthetics might put you at risk for a heart attack.

Q553). What causes high blood pressure?

A). Factors like smoking, obesity, excess salt in the diet, too much alcohol, stress.

Q554). Do all dentists take your blood pressure?

A). Yes.

Q555). Can a dentist tell if you have heart disease?

A). Inflamed gums and loose teeth can be warnings of heart disease.

Q556). Do dental problems affect your health?

A). Having poor oral health you at risk for heart disease.

Q557). Can dental problems cause heart problems?

A). Yes.

Q558). What can a dentist tell from your mouth?

A). Disease and Illness like black spots denoting oral cancers, eating disorders, heavy drinking, pregnancy, stress/anxiety, etc.

Q559). What diseases can a dentist detect?

A). Diabetes, leukemia, oral cancer, pancreatic cancer, heart disease, kidney disease.

Q560).  What does your mouth say about your health?

A). Saliva helps to taste and digest food, keep the mouth clean, heal wounds and if the body stops making enough of it then discomfort, pain, and a greater risk of infection and tooth decay occur.

Q561). Can bad teeth make you dizzy?

A). Yes if tooth infection spread to ears.

Q562). Can diabetes cause mouth problems?

A). Yes.

Q563). Diabetes can cause mouth problems?

A). Yes, chances of dry mouth, gum disease, tooth loss, and fungal infections like thrush may occur.

Q564). How do I know if my tooth infection is spreading?

A). A toothache may lead to fever, swelling, dehydration, increased heart rate, increased breathing rate.

Q565) Can a tooth infection cause anxiety?

A). Yes.

Q566). Which type of anxiety tooth infection cause?

A). Gum diseases may cause stress, depression, distress, anxiety, and loneliness.

Q567). Can bad teeth cause throat problems?

A). Yes

Q568). Can dentists smell our breath?

A). Yes.

Q569). Do dentists check our tongue?

A). Yes.

Q570). Why do dentists check your tongue?

A). Because color, roughness, scales, patches, and bruises on tongue denotes various types of diseases.

Q571). Why do dentists pick at our teeth?

A).To get rid of plaque and tartar around your gum line and in between your teeth.

Q572). Why would a dentist refer you to the hospital?

A). A dentist will normally refer patients to an oral surgeon for issues such as treatment of wisdom teeth, complex extractions, correction of congenital growth defects, etc.

Q573). Can Dentists tell if you haven’t flossed?

A). Yes

Q574). How can dentists tell if you haven’t flossed?

A). Due to food lodgment in between the teeth and sometimes bleeding gums.

Q575). What problems can poor dental health cause?

A). Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental cavities and gum disease and has also been linked to heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Q576). What Does Gingivitis look like?

A). Signs of gingivitis include red and puffy gums that bleed easily on brushing.

Q577). Can a tooth infection spread to your brain?

A). Yes.

Q578). What happens if a tooth infection spreads to your brain?

A). Symptoms of a brain abscess or brain infection like fever, chills, etc. can develop.

Q579). How do you know if your teeth are infected?

A). Severe, persistent, throbbing toothache that can radiate to the jawbone, neck, or ear along with sensitivity to hot, cold and pressure, fever, swelling, tender, and swollen lymph nodes.

Q580). How do you know if a tooth infection has spread to your brain?

A). Symptoms of brain infection and brain abscess may appear.

Q581). Will antibiotics kill the infection in the tooth?

A). Yes.

Q582) Does a dead tooth smell?

A). Yes.

Q583). Can a dead tooth kill you?

A). We won’t die from a toothache, but it’s a condition that if left untreated can lead to a fatal results like brain abscess.

Q584). Can a tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness?


Q585). Which tooth infection can cause headaches and dizziness?

A). Wisdom tooth extraction and a root canal and various other surgical procedures.

Q586). What happens if a tooth infection goes untreated?

A). When left untreated, the dental abscess can develop which may cause damage to the nearby teeth and bone and can lead to the development of a fistula or “sinus tract.

Q587). What happens if the tooth infection spreads to the jaw?

A). An abscess may develop which if not drained may cause sepsis which is a life-threatening infection that may spread throughout the body.

Q588). What happens if the abscess ruptures or drains in the mouth?

A). Pain may decrease but still, treatment is needed.

Q588). Can you have a tooth abscess for years?

A). Yes.

Q589). Does tooth abscess cause pain?

A). A tooth abscess may or may not cause pain.

Q590). How long do antibiotics take to treat for tooth infection?

A). 7-10 days.

Q591). What happens if antibiotics don’t work for tooth infection?

A). Treatment must be done immediately otherwise symptoms as pain and abscess may increase.

Q592). Can a tooth infection make you sick?

A). Yes.

Q593). How can a tooth infection make you sick?

A). Symptoms of dental abscesses can make us ill, with nausea, vomiting, fevers, chills, and sweat, etc.

Q594). Can antibiotics cure tooth abscess?

A). Yes, to some extent.

Q595). How can antibiotics cure tooth abscess?

A). If the infection is severe or cannot be drained, antibiotics will be prescribed to help bring the infection under control.

Q596). Can we get antibiotics from a pharmacist without visiting a dentist?

A). No, you should not.

Q597). Can tooth infection spread while on antibiotics?

A). Yes

Q598). What causes gum infection?

A). Poor brushing and flossing habits may lead to plaque accumulation and gum infection.

Q599). How long does it take amoxicillin to work?

A). Right after we take an antibiotic but it takes time to show results.

Q600). What happens if an abscess pops in your mouth?

A). If left untreated, the abscess may burst on to the skin of the face or into the mouth leading to sinus tract and fistula formation from which pus may discharge.

Q601). What are the basics of oral hygiene?

A). Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums clean can prevent gum disease.

Q602). How do you massage your gums with your fingers?

A). Take the pointer finger on your dominant hand and start at the bottom of your gums applying a slight bit of pressure. Then move your finger in slow and circular motion. You should feel a little bit of tension but not pain.


Q603). Can your gums grow back?

A). Your gum tissue doesn’t regenerate the way other types of tissue does (like the epithelial tissue of your skin, for example). As a result, receding gums don’t grow back.


Q604). How often should I massage my gums?

A). Gum massage can help improve your gum health in just 10 minutes or less each day.


Q605). Why use a rubber tip stimulator?

A). Rubber tipping is a technique that strengthens the gums with the use of a handheld dental instrument called a rubber tip gum stimulator. You simply apply pressure to the gums to help prevent gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease and periodontitis, and a more serious form of gum disease.


Q606). Can massaging your gums reduce gum recession?

A). When performed properly, gum massage increases blood flow to your gum tissue. This increase in blood flow leads to the circulation of even more nutrient-rich blood to gum tissue to help fight gum disease and improve overall gum health.


Q607). Will my teeth fallout from receding gums?

A). As the gum and connective tissues pull away from the tooth, a pocket forms between the tooth and gum, which begins to accumulate bacteria. Over time, the bacteria cause further inflammation. If the gums recede too much, it may lead to bone loss, which can cause teeth to loosen or fall out.


Q608). At what age do gums start to recede?

A). Gums that recede to expose the root surfaces of teeth is a common condition in adults over the age of 40. Many consider it to be just a sign of aging, and in some cases, it is essential that often the result of wear and tear or years of aggressive tooth brushing.


Q609). Can gums reattach to teeth?

A). In a healthy mouth, the teeth are firmly surrounded by gum tissue and securely supported by the bones of the jaw. Now that the tooth and root are free of bacteria, plaque, and tartar and the pockets have been reduced, the gums can reattach to the teeth.


Q610). Does saltwater toughen gums?

A). Rinsing your mouth with salt water (1 teaspoon of salt with a cup of warm water) can also be soothing and toughen your gums.


Q611). Can I rub coconut oil on my gums?

A). Coconut oil attacks the harmful bacteria in your mouth. It can reduce plaque buildup, prevent tooth decay, and fight gum disease.


Q612). Can you fix receding gum lines?

A). Mild gum recession may be able to be treated by your dentist by deep cleaning the affected area. If your gum recession cannot be treated with deep cleaning because of excess loss of bone and pockets that are too deep, gum surgery may be required to repair the damage caused by gum recession.


Q613). What does receding gums look like?

A). When gums recede, more of the tooth is visibly exposed. Look for lines or notches along the bottom of the teeth, as this typically indicates areas where the gums have receded.


Q614). Is it ok to rinse with salt water every day?

A). Saltwater mouth rinse can be used up to four times a day for treatment for up to two weeks with no adverse effects. Rinsing with warm salt water two to three times a day may help to relieve a toothache because saltwater works as an antiseptic.


Q615). Can saltwater rinse heal gum infection?

A). Saltwater has disinfectant qualities and can help the body to heal. To use a saltwater rinse: pour boiling water into a glass and let it cool to lukewarm.


Q616). Is coffee bad for gums?

A). Coffee makes teeth sticky and also dries out your mouth. It gets even worse if you add sugar to sweeten your coffee as there are few things worse for your teeth than sugar.


Q617). Does Listerine kill gingivitis?

A). The combination of ingredients in Listerine antiseptic mouthwash is extremely effective in killing bacteria above the gum line as well as reducing sticky plaque film and early gum disease (gingivitis), which can lead to serious, advanced gum disease if left unattended.


Q618). What promotes gum growth?

A). Eucalyptus oil is an anti-inflammatory germicide that may treat receding gums and stimulate the growth of new gum tissue.


Q619). Is Vitamin C good for receding gums?

A). Vitamin C strengthens your gums and the soft tissue in your mouth. It can protect against gingivitis and can prevent your teeth from loosening.


Q620). Why is gum stimulation important?

A). Gum stimulators are time-efficient, multipurpose instruments that improve overall oral health. They primarily stimulate the gum tissue to strengthen it against infection but they also help with cavity prevention by assisting food and plaque removal.


Q621). What is floss tape?

A). Interdental cleaning products that clean the surfaces between teeth where a toothbrush cannot reach.


Q622). What is the purpose of a gum stimulator?

A). The GUM Stimulator has been designed by dental professionals to promote healthy and firm gums by massaging the gingival tissues and stimulating the blood flow.


Q623). Why are kid’s teeth yellow?

A). The most common cause of yellow teeth is external. Chemicals and iron supplements and other metallic salts are a common cause of tooth staining in children.


Q624). Why does my tooth smell like poop?

A). Poor oral hygiene can cause your breath to smell like poop. Failing to brush and floss your teeth properly and regularly can make your breath smell because plaque and bacteria accumulate on and between your teeth.


Q625). What is the thinnest dental floss?

A). Gum Fine Floss is a thin, shred-resistant dental floss that easily slides between tightly spaced teeth and under the gum line.


Q626). Does flossing stimulate gums?

A). Floss can help stimulate your gums and encourage good circulation. Healthy circulation promotes healing and health.


Q627). Is milk good for gums?

A). Milk and other dairy products, such as cheese and yogurt, are great foods for strong teeth and gums and they are packed with bone-fortifying calcium.


Q628). What is a gum graft?

A). A gum graft is a type of dental surgery performed to correct the effects of gum recession. It is a quick and relatively simple surgery in which a periodontist removes healthy gum tissue from the roof of the mouth and uses it to build the gum back up where it has receded.


Q629). Is a gum graft painful?

A). Gum grafting the main county can be a totally painless experience during the procedure due to local anesthetics.


Q630). How long does it take for a gum graft to heal?

A). one to two weeks.


Q631). Is gum grafting permanent?

A). Gum grafting surgery permanently covers the exposed root, helps reduce discomfort, and restores the good health of the gums.


Q632). How do you get a free gum graft?

A). A free gingival graft is a dental procedure where a small layer of tissue is removed from the palate of the patient’s mouth and then relocated to the site of the gum recession. It is sutured (stitched) into place and will serve to protect the exposed root as living tissue.


Q633). How do you know if a gum graft didn’t take?

A). Dislodged or removed the surgical dressing, redness of surgical (recipient) site or tissue sloughing, approximating vestibular tissue may appear necrotic, Persistent root exposure likely noted.

Q634). How long do gum grafts stay white?

A). For soft tissue “gum” grafts, the site(s) may appear white during the healing process (up to 2 weeks), this is normal and not a sign of infection. The tissue will change to a pink color as it heals.


Q635). What happens if your gums recede too far?

A). As the gum and connective tissues pull away from the tooth, a pocket forms between the tooth and gum, which begins to accumulate bacteria. Over time, the bacteria cause further inflammation. If the gums recede too much, it may lead to bone loss, which can cause teeth to loosen or fall out.


Q636). Who needs gum grafting?

A). If your gums are receding, your dentist may recommend a gum tissue graft.


Q637). Do teeth shift as you get older?

A). Yes.


Q638). What is bone grafting?

A). Bone grafting is a minor surgical procedure that is normally done in a dental office. An incision is made in your gum to gain access to the bone beneath it, and then grafting material is added.


Q639). What is the best dental bone graft material?

A). Allograft materials have been widely used in dentistry.


Q640). How painful is bone grafting?

A). Most patients who receive bone grafts are completely pain-free and do just fine as long as they take the antibiotics.


Q641). What causes inflammation of gums?

A). The most common cause of inflammation is gum disease, but improper brushing or flossing, tobacco use, chemotherapy, hormone changes, and irritation from dental hardware can also play a role.


Q642).  How long does it take for inflamed gums to heal?

A). 10 to 14 days.


Q643). What do inflamed gums look like?

A). Redness and bleeding on probing.


Q644). Can stress cause inflamed gums?

A). High-stress levels can lead to widespread inflammation in the body and can weaken the immune system. This inflammation can lead to the swelling of the gums which, in turn, can cause bleeding and gingivitis.


Q645). What is the best antibiotic for a gum infection?

A). Amoxicillin is most commonly used to help treat tooth infections. An antibiotic called metronidazole may be given for some types of bacterial infections.


Q646). What is oral anxiety?

A). Anxiety, in particular, tends to be associated with several oral health issues. If you have anxiety, you’re more susceptible to canker sores, dry mouth and teeth grinding (bruxism).


Q647). Can stress cause burning mouth syndrome?

A). Excessive mouth irritation, which may result from overbrushing your tongue, using abrasive toothpaste, overusing mouthwashes, or having too many acidic drinks. Psychological factors, such as anxiety, depression, or stress.


Q648). What does stress do to the mouth?

A). Stress makes it harder for your body to fight off infections. Gum disease is an infection of your gums. It can cause loose teeth, bleeding gums, and bad breath.


Q649). Will peroxide kill gingivitis?

A). Because of its antibacterial properties, hydrogen peroxide may help treat gum disease. Plaque that forms on the teeth contains a slimy film of bacteria called a biofilm. Hydrogen peroxide releases oxygen that helps destroy the bacteria.


Q650). What medicines cause burning mouth syndrome?

A). Various cases of drug-associated burning mouth syndrome (BMS) have been reported. ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers are perhaps the most commonly noted in case reports.


Q651). What is a natural remedy for burning mouth?

A). Drink plenty of fluids, avoid acidic foods and liquids, carbonated beverages and coffee, Avoid alcohol and products with alcohol as they may irritate the lining of your mouth.


Q652). What causes a burning mouth?

A). Acid reflux, diabetes, Dry mouth (caused by such conditions as Sjogren’s syndrome, certain medications, or radiation therapy) Lack of iron, vitamin B12, or folic acid.


Q653). How many times a day can you rinse your mouth with hydrogen peroxide?

A). Do not swallow this product. Use up to 4 times daily or as directed by your dentist or doctor.


Q654). What vitamin deficiency causes a sore tongue?

A). Vitamin B-12


Q655). What does burning mouth syndrome look like?

A). A burning or scalding sensation that most commonly affects your tongue but may also affect your lips, gums, palate, throat or whole mouth.


Q656). Can vitamin D deficiency cause burning mouth syndrome?

A). A diet lacking or low in vitamin D will cause burning mouth syndrome.


Q657). What is oral cancer?

A). cancer of the lining of the lips, mouth, or upper throat. In the mouth, it most commonly starts as a painless white patch that thickens, develops red patches, an ulcer, and continues to grow.


Q658). How do you get oral cancer?

A). Smoking. Cigarette, cigar, or pipe smokers, Smokeless tobacco users, Excessive consumption of alcohol, Family history of cancer, excessive sun exposure, especially at a young age, etc.

Q659). What is the common age for mouth cancer?

A). Most cases of mouth cancer first develop in older adults who are between 50-74 years of age.


Q670). How many stages are there in mouth cancer?

A). The most common staging system for oral cancer is the TNM system. For oral cancer, there are 5 stages – stage 0 followed by stages 1 to 4.


Q671). What is Stage 4 oral cancer?

A). Stage 4 is the most advanced stage of throat cancer. This means cancer has spread to nearby tissue, one or more lymph nodes on the neck, or other parts of the body beyond the throat.

672).  What is the first sign of mouth cancer?

A). difficulty chewing or swallowing. a lump or sore area in the mouth, throat, or on the lips. a white or red patch in the mouth.


Q672). Can mouth cancer be spread by kissing?

A). A healthy person cannot “catch” cancer from someone who has it. There is no evidence that close contact or things like sex, kissing, touching, sharing meals, or breathing the same air can spread cancer from one person to another.

Q673). Where does oral cancer spread to first?

A). In general, oral cavity cancer tends to spread primarily to the lymph nodes of the neck first before it spreads or metastasizes to other areas. The lung is a likely second level of metastasis.


Q674). Who is most likely to get mouth cancer?

A). Tobacco and alcohol chewers.


675). Can oral cancer be cured completely?

A). Oral cancer is fairly common. It can be cured if found and treated at an early stage. A healthcare provider or dentist often finds oral cancer in its early stages because the mouth and lips are easy to exam.


Q676). What are the early warning signs of oral cancer?

A). difficulty chewing or swallowing, a lump or sore area in the mouth, throat or on the lips, a white or red patch in the mouth, difficulty moving the tongue or jaw, unexpected weight loss etc.

Q677). What is the best treatment for mouth cancer?

A). Surgery, Radiation therapy. Radiation therapy, Chemotherapy etc.

Q678). What is the success rate of oral cancer?

A). Overall, 60 percent of all people with oral cancer will survive for five years or more.


Q679). What color is oral cancer?

A). A white or red patch inside your mouth or on your lips may be a potential sign of squamous cell carcinoma.


Q680). Which food is good for mouth cancer?

A). This includes plenty of fruits and vegetables whole grain breads and cereals, lean cuts of meat (chicken, turkey or fish) and low-fat dairy products.


Q681). Does Mouth Cancer always require surgery?

A). Surgery is the most common first step in the treatment of oral cancer. Radiation can be used as an alternative to surgery. However, surgery is usually favored over radiation because the side effects from radiation to the mouth are high.


Q682). How is oral cancer prevented?

A). Not using tobacco and not drinking alcohol in excess can prevent most oral cancer. Preventing high risk behaviors, that include cigarette, cigar or pipe smoking, use of smokeless tobacco and excessive use of alcohol are critical in preventing oral cancers.


Q683). Are bananas good for cancer?

A). Bananas can be a great dietary addition for those recovering from cancer. They’re not only easy to tolerate for those with swallowing difficulties but also a good source of many important nutrients, including vitamin B6, manganese, and vitamin C.


Q684). Where is Oral cancer most commonly found?

A). tongue.


Q685). At what age does oral cancer occur?

A). Oral cancer most often occurs in people over the age of 40 and affects more than twice as many men as women. Most oral cancers are related to tobacco use, alcohol use (or both), or infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV).


Q686). Where does mouth cancer usually start?

A). Mouth cancers most commonly begin in the flat, thin cells (squamous cells) that line your lips and the inside of your mouth.


Q687). Does oral cancer develop quickly?

A). Most oral cancers are a type called squamous cell carcinoma. These cancers tend to spread quickly.


Q688). What does oral cancer do to your body?

A).The side effects of oral cancer treatment may include pain, weakness, altered facial appearance, difficulty in swallowing or chewing food, dry mouth, tooth decay, sore throat, sore gums, bleeding, infections, denture problems, voice quality, thyroid problems, fatigue, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.


Q689). How long do oral cancer patients live?

A). Overall, 60 percent of all people with oral cancer will survive for five years or more.


Q690). Does Listerine cause oral cancer?

A). No


Q691). What is the best drink for cancer patients?

A). All fruit juices and nectar, Ice milk, Butter/cream/oil/margarine, Carbonated beverages, Coffee/tea, Fresh or frozen plain yogurt etc.


Q692). How is oral cancer prevented?

A). Not using any kind of tobacco and not drinking alcohol in excess can prevent most oral cancer.


Q693). Does mouthwash prevent mouth cancer?

A). No


Q694). What cancer patients should not eat?

A). Deep fried, grilled, barbequed, baked meats, Excessive intake of salt, sug​ar, and oily foods, Red meat and processed meats such as bacon, ham, sausages etc.


Q695). Should cancer patients avoid meat?

A). To reduce your risk of cancer, Cancer Council recommends eating no more than 455g cooked red meat per week.


Q696). What are the 3 main causes of cancer?

A). Smoking and Tobacco, Diet and Physical Activity, Sun and Other Types of Radiation.


Q697). How do I check if I have cancer?

A). computerized tomography (CT) scan, bone scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET) scan, ultrasound and X-ray, Biopsy.


Q698). How do cancer patients die?

A). Cancer cells take up the needed space and nutrients that the healthy organs would use. As a result, the healthy organs can no longer function.


Q699). Why is it important to detect cancer early?

A). Early detection is important because when abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier to treat.


Q700). Is mouth cancer curable?

A). Oral cancer is fairly common. It can be cured if found and treated at an early stage (when it’s small and has not spread).


Q701). Can a dentist pull an infected tooth?

A). Yes.

Q702). Does jaw cancer show up on x-ray?

A). Yes, an x-ray entire mouth can show whether cancer has spread to the jaw. Chest x-rays can show whether cancer has spread to chest or lungs.

Q703). Will amoxicillin treat a jaw infection?

A). Yes, amoxicillin is the first-line drug of choice for dental infections.

Q704). What are the early warning signs of sepsis?

A). Fever and chills, low body temperature, peeing less than normal, rapid pulse and breathing, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea.

Q705). What is the gland under the jaw?

A). Submandibular glands and sublingual glands.

Q706) Can an abscess last for years?

  1. A) Yes.

Q707). What color is tooth abscess?

A). Yellow.

Q708). How does a dentist drain an abscess?

A). Dentist will make a small cut into the abscess, allowing the pus to drain out and then wash the area with salt water (saline).

Q709). Why can’t you lie down for 10 minutes after taking clindamycin?

A). As infection may return back.

Q710). Can a tooth infection make you feel tired?

A). Yes as infection spreads to other body parts too.

Q711). Why can’t you lie down after taking potassium?

A). To make sure the pills have gone through the esophagus into the stomach it can cause ulcers in the esophagus when they become lodged there.

Q712). Which medicines contain potassium?

A).These include aspirin, certain antibiotics, quinidine, potassium chloride etc

Q713). Why can’t you lie down after taking ibuprofen?

A). As it may cause ulcers in esophagus, and if already stomach upset is present take it with food.

Q714). Which pain killer can be taken with food?

A). NSAIDS like Ibuprofen.

Q715). Can ibuprofen make you sweat?

A). These medications work to lower fever by causing blood vessels to dilate so heat is lost through the skin.

Q716). Can I take Tums if I took ibuprofen?

A). Yes, but consult your doctor first.

Q717). Is there caffeine in ibuprofen?

A). No

Q718). Can caffeine be given along with ibuprofen?

A).Yes, together they produce enhanced analgesic activity.

Q719). Is ibuprofen good for a hangover?

A). Yes

Q720) What medications cause difficulty swallowing?

A). Agents such as antiepileptic, benzodiazepines, narcotics, and skeletal muscle relaxants.

Q721). Why Narcotics cause difficulty swallowing?

A). Due to decreased awareness, decreased voluntary muscle control and difficulty initiating a swallow.

Q722). Should I avoid certain foods while taking clindamycin?

A). Yes, you should avoid eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice.

Q723). Can I take 800mg ibuprofen with clindamycin?

A). Yes

Q724). Is clindamycin the same as amoxicillin?

A). Amoxicillin is most commonly used to treat tooth infections but clindamycin can be useful if there is allergy to or success with penicillin antibiotics.

Q726). Can bad teeth cause respiratory problems?

A). Yes.

Q727). Who needs antibiotics before dental work?

A). Patients who have prosthetic heart valve or who have an abnormal heart valve or valve repaired with prosthetic material or who have the history of endocarditis.

Q728). What heart conditions require antibiotics before dental work?

A). Mitral valve prolapsed, rheumatic heart disease, bicuspid valve disease, calcified aortic stenosis, congenital heart conditions such as ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect.

Q729). Who needs premedication before each dental work?

A). Every type of congenital heart defect needed to be treated with antibiotics one hour before any dental treatment.

Q730). Why do we need premedication before each dental work?

A). To prevent an infection in the lining of the heart, heart valve, or blood vessels.

Q731). What happens if you don’t take antibiotics before dental work?

A). Risk of heart infection increases which may lead to life threatening consequences.

Q732). Is an antibiotic bad for your heart?

A).They may cause serious heart valve conditions if taken in excess amount.

Q733). Which antibiotics are bad for our heart?

A). Fluoroquinolones.

Q734). Can dental implants cause heart problems?

A). Yes, as the cardiac tissue can be damaged in these patients, especially valves, the risk of bacteria-induced infective endocarditis can be high.

Q735). Can a heart patient get implant done?

A). Valvular heart disease does not directly affect dental implant outcome; however, there is a major need for preventing potential infective endocarditis.

Q736). Why are teeth removed before heart surgery?

A). Delayed tooth are removed before surgery to reduce the risk of heart infections like endocarditis.

Q737). Which heart infection can be cause due to decayed tooth?

A). Endocarditis may occur which is an infection of the inner lining of the heart that can fatal.

Q738). How much amoxicillin should take before dental appointment?

A). Patients who need the antibiotic treatment are advised to take two grams of amoxicillin, usually in the form of four capsules, an hour before their dental treatment.

Q739). How long before dental work should I take antibiotics if I have heart condition?

A). One hour.

Q740). Can dentist prescribe antibiotics?

  1. A) Antibioticsare prescribedby dentists for treatment as well as prevention of infection, but indications are limited.

Q741). Can I get an infection from a dental cleaning?

A). No, very rarely.

Q742). What causes heart valve failure?

A). Heart conditions and other disorders, age-related changes, rheumatic fever, or infections change the shape or flexibility of heart valves.

Q743). Do I need antibiotics for dental cleaning after hip replacement?

A). Patients should take one dose of antibiotics an hour before dental procedures for the first two years after they received a knee or hip replacement.

Q744). Why do you premedicate for dental procedures?

A). To prevent the need of infections.

Q745). How many implants can a person have?

A). One dental implant per missing tooth. For implant supported dentures from four to eight implants can be used to support a full arch.

Q746). Can I still have surgery if I have a toothache?

A). Yes, toothache can wait if pain is not severe and is not leading to abscess formation.

Q747). Can I get my teeth cleaned before surgery?

A). No.

Q748). Can I have alcohol a day before surgery?

A). No, as anesthesia becomes less affective on day of surgery and more dosage  can be required.

Q749). Which medical conditions can be compromised by dental treatment?

A). Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Heart problems.

Q750). Why can’t you lay down for 30 minutes after taking potassium?

A). Sucking on a potassium tablet can irritate your mouth or throat; hence take with meal or with a bedtime snack.

Q751).  Which respiratory problems are caused by bad teeth?

A). Bacteria from infected teeth and swollen gums can be breathed into the lungs or travel there through the bloodstream and may cause pneumonia, acute bronchitis, and even COPD.

Q752). Can bad teeth cause coughing?

A). Chronic postnasal drip, for example as occurs with sinus infections, can be a cause of bad breath. Coughing up sputum from lung infections can also cause bad breath.

Q753).  Can bad teeth cause phlegm?

A). No.

Q754). Are sinus toothaches caused by bad teeth?

A). No, they are caused by swelling and mucus buildup in sinuses, which puts pressure on the nerves that run to the roots of your top teeth. Hence toothaches occur.

Q755). Can a tooth infection cause respiratory problems?

  1. A) The bacteria often do not cause But poor dentalhygiene and tooth abscess can increases the risk for lung infections.

Q756). Can lung disease cause lung problem?

A). Gum diseases are caused by bacterial infection which can worsen the chronic inflammation in lung diseases such as asthma and COPD.

Q757). Is teeth an important part of the respiratory system?


Q758). How are teeth an important part of the respiratory system?

A). Food debris left between your teeth can cause bad breath and lead to gum disease. So excellent dental habits for good respiratory health are needed.

Q759). Does asthma medication affect teeth?

A). Yes.

Q760). How does asthma medication affect teeth?

A). Asthma medications can leave asthmatics with higher levels of enamel erosion and tooth decay.

Q761)  How does oral care prevent pneumonia?

A). Bacterial aspiration may cause pneumonia; hence keeping oral hygiene good prevents it.

Q762). What is the large band of muscle that controls chest cavity?

A). Diaphragm.

Q763) Can tooth decay cause nasal drip?

A). Yes.

Q764). How can tooth decay cause nasal drip?

A). Sometimes the roots of one’s teeth become infected, and that infection can spread to their sinuses, leading to post nasal drip or sinus congestion.

Q765). Is coffee bad for sinuses?

A). Yes.

Q766). How is coffee bad for sinuses?

A). Dehydration caused by caffeine could be one of the reasons behind sinusitis.

Q767). Can gum disease cause health problems beyond the mouth?

A). Yes.

Q768). Can gum disease cause a cough?

A). Although not directly, periodontal diseases of teeth may cause cough due to aggravation of symptoms causing cough.

Q769). Can a dentist help with sleep apnea?

A). Yes.

Q770). How can a dentist help with sleep apnea?

A). Oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring as it can help maintain an open, unobstructed airway.

Q771). What medications cause teeth to break?

A). Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, diuretics, heart rhythmic medications and ACE inhibitors are all prescribed to treat high blood pressure as they cause dry mouth and tooth decay.

Q772). What causes asthma?

A). Exposure to allergens like cigarette smoke, chemicals, mold, dust, or other substances commonly found in the person’s environment (e.g. home or work place.

Q773). What causes late onset asthma?

A). A bad cold or a bout with the flu is often a factor in adult onset asthma.

Q774). Why do we have to wash our mouth after using the inhaler?

A). Gargling and rinsing our mouth with water after each dose may help prevent hoarseness, throat irritation, and infection in the mouth.

Q775). What is aspiration?

A). Breathing a foreign substance into your airways is called lung or pulmonary aspiration.

Q776). Can saliva cause pneumonia?

A). Yes, aspirating saliva may cause choking which may lead to severe lung disease or pneumonia.

Q777). Can you get pneumonia from a tooth infection?

A). Poor oral hygiene may lead to increased bacteria which may spread from mouth to lungs or respiratory tract leading bronchitis to pneumonia.

Q778) Can dental work cause pneumonia?

A). Dental work may worsen the existing pneumonia due to aerosol aspiration.

Q779). What is the most common cause of hospital acquired pneumonia?

A). The micro aspiration of bacteria that colonize the oropharynx and upper airways in seriously ill patients is the basic cause.

Q780). Why is mouth care important for patients?

A). Cleaning the mouth and teeth (including dentures) of food debris and dental plaque should alleviate any discomfort, enhance oral intake and prevent halitosis.

Q781) Which type of oral care is needed for patients?

A). The purpose of oral care should be to keep the lips and mucosa soft, clean, intact and moist.

Q782). What is windpipe called?

A). Trachea.

Q783). What are the two branches of windpipe?

A). Trachea branches into two smaller airways called left and right bronchi.

Q784). Why do humans breathe in and out?

A). When we breathe, we pull air into our lungs that contains mostly nitrogen and oxygen and on exhaling; we breathe out carbon dioxide which is waste product.

Q785). What do we inhale?

A). Nitrogen and oxygen.

Q786). What do we exhale?

A). Carbon dioxide.

Q787). What are the tiny hairs inside our nose?

A). These are cilia.

Q788) What is the purpose of nasal hairs?

A). These hairs protect the nasal passageway, filtering out dust and other particles that enter the nose through the breathed air.

Q789). What are the 2 large lightweight respiratory organs?

A). Lungs.

Q790). How do I know if my tooth infection is spreading?

A). If you have a fever, swelling in your face, trouble breathing or swallowing it indicates that the infection has spread deeper into your jaw and other body parts.

Q791) What should be done if I have a tooth with an abscess?

A). RCT is the best treatment, if too much tooth is decayed, extraction is recommended.

Q792). Can potassium make you gain weight?

A). No.

Q793). What happens with potassium deficiency?

A). It can cause weight gain, water retention, bloating and a variety of other health issues.

Q794) When should I take potassium AM or PM?

A). Potassium chloride is taken two to four times daily, with or immediately after a meal. With a full glass of water or fruit juice to prevent stomach upset.

Q795). How do you know if potassium is low?

A). Weakness, fatigue, muscle cramps, spasms, digestion problem, heart palpitations, breathing difficulty, mood change, weakness and tiredness etc.

Q796). Are my lungs covered?

  1. A) Yes, with am membrane called pleura.

Q797). Can we take curd if we have sinus problem?

A.) No, as it has cooling nature.

Q798). Which food worsen sinus?

A). Refined sugars in excess, spicy food, milk, tomatoes, curd, pizza, meat, wine etc.

Q799)  What foods are good for sinus problems?

A). Colorful fruits and vegetables like apricots, strawberries, red and green peppers, kale, parsley and broccoli etc which are rich in vitamin c and minerals.

Q800). What health problems can gum disease cause?

A). Gum disease has been linked to health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and premature births or low-birth weight babies.

Q801). Can gums reattach to teeth?

  1. A) Yes.

Q802) How can gums reattach the tooth?

A). Yes, if plaque and tartar are removed, pockets are controlled and tooth and root are free of bacteria, reattachment is possible.

Q803) Can dental problems cause health problems?

A). Yes.

Q804). How can dental problems cause health problems?

A). Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental cavities and gum disease, and has also been linked to heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Q805)  What is the best dental device for sleep apnea?

A). Mandibular advancement device (MAD), it looks like mouth guards used in sports.

Q806). Will potassium causes constipation?

A).Potassium is an important electrolyte for proper muscle movement. Hence its deficiency causes constipation.

Q807). Does potassium give you energy?

A). Yes.

Q808). What is the normal potassium level in body?

A). The normal levels are between 3 -5 in human blood.

Q809). Is there a potassium pill?

A). No, it can be taken from various sources like bananas, avocados etc.

Q810). What is the function of potassium in maintaining BP?

A). Potassium is a key mineral that the body which helps to lower blood pressure by balancing out the negative effects of salt.

Q811). Does potassium cause dry mouth?

A). No, it’s deficiency causes dry mouth.

Q812). Should I take potassium for blood pressure?

A). Potassium-rich diets help control blood pressure and have been linked to a lower risk of stroke. But supplements must only be taken on prescription of doctor.

Q813). Can eating bananas lower blood pressure?

A). Yes, as it is the rich source of potassium.

Q814). What happens when you have too much potassium?

A). It can lead to dangerous, and possibly deadly, changes in heart rhythm.

Q815). Can drinking too much water cause high potassium?

A). Over hydration is dangerous because it can lead to an imbalance of all the electrolytes in body which can effect heart and kidneys.

Q816). Can you be hospitalized for low potassium?

A). Someone who has hypokalemia and shows symptoms will need hospitalization to check any rhythmic imbalance of heart.

Q817). If our body has more potassium, what is it called?

A). Hyperkalemia.

Q818). Can potassium make you sleepy?

A). Yes, if potassium levels are low, muscle contractions becomes week and fatigue occurs.

Q819). Which fruits reduce calcium?

A). strawberries and blueberries, apples, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberries and cranberry juice, cauliflower, broccoli.

Q820). How does potassium affect heart?

A). It helps to trigger the heart to squeeze blood through the body and helps the muscles to move,  nerves to work, and the kidneys to filter blood.

Q821). Can I eat yogurt while taking clindamycin?

A). No interactions were found, but consulting the doctor is important.

Q822).  Should I eat yogurt while taking antibiotics?

A). Eating yogurt while taking antibiotics did not prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea, but in people above 60 years less flatulence and abdominal pain were reported.

Q823). Which foods must be avoided with antibiotics?

A). Milk, butter, cheese, grapefruit juice and dietary supplements containing minerals like calcium.

Q824). What does potassium do to urine?

A). Potassium helps our muscles and work to work properly, to digest food, keeping heart beat right. Hence excess is excreted in urine. So decreased levels effects kidney.

Q825). What does lack of potassium cause?

A). A low potassium level can make muscles feel weak, cramp, twitch or even become paralyzed and abnormal heart rhythms may develop.

Q826). Can low potassium make you pee more?

A). Moderate-to-severe hypokalemia can interfere with the kidneys’ ability to balance fluid and electrolyte levels in the bloodstream, and can lead to increased urination, which is called polyuria.

Q827). Can low potassium cause heart palpitations?

A). Yes.

Q828). How can low potassium cause heart palpitations?

A). Flow of potassium in and out of heart cells helps regulate your heartbeat, hence it regulates the heartbeat, and low levels may cause symptoms like heart palpitations.

Q829).  How do you get rid of dry mouth fast?

A). Avoid certain medications, kick dehydrating habits, chew sugarless candies and gum, improve overall oral care, use alcohol-free mouthwash and mouth breathing etc.

Q830). Can omeprazole cause dry mouth?

A). Yes, as salivary flow is reduced.

Q831). Do electrolytes help to prevent dry mouth?

A). Yes, the consumption of electrolytes helps to replenish a proper moisture balance.

Q832). What are electrolytes?

A). Electrolytes are minerals (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphate) that are responsible for regulating the amount of fluid in your body.

Q833). Can low potassium cause night sweat?

A). Yes

Q834). What do you mean by panic attack?

A). Low potassium levels  may lead to dehydration, palpitations, severe anxiety, weakness, low B.P, and indigestion, if combined with lack of sleep from the night sweats, it can led to a severe panic attack.

Q835). Is 3.2 potassium levels bad?

A). Potassium levels < 3.2 mEq/L is contraindicated for physical therapy intervention due to the potential for arrhythmia.

Q836). What vitamins increase potassium?

A). Vitamin C rich sources like orange and orange juice.

Q837). Why is potassium 40 radioactive?

A). When an atom of potassium 40 decays into argon 40, the argon atom produced is trapped by the crystalline structure of the lava, hence potassium contributes to the natural radioactivity.

Q838). How can I get 4000 mg of potassium a day?

A). A healthy adult should aim to consume 3,500–4,700 mg daily from foods by including potassium rich foods like spinach, potatoes, fish like salmon etc

Q839). How many potassium pills should I take?

A). To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body, adults and teenagers consumes 5 to 10 mEq taken two to four times a day.

Q840). What happens in constipation?

A).  A fecal impaction is a large, hard mass of stool that gets stuck so badly in the colon or rectum that we can’t push it out and this problem can be very severe.

Q841). Can Vitamin b12 raise blood pressure?

A). No, Vitamin B12 supplements could lower blood pressure by preventing a buildup of the amino acid homocysteine.

Q842). What are the worst blood pressure drugs?

A). Thiazide diuretics, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, angiostensin 2 receptor blockers etc.

Q843). Can garlic lower BP?

A). Yes.

Q844). How can garlic lower BP?

A). Garlic increases the body’s production of nitric oxide, which helps the smooth muscles to relax and the blood vessels to dilate and hence decrease BP.

Q845). Are eggs good for high blood pressure?

A). Eating eggs regularly could also boost the amount of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol in your body thereby controlling increased BP.

Q846). What bread is good for high blood pressure?

A). Diet high in whole-grains, such as oats or whole meal bread, is as effective as taking anti-hypertensive medications.

Q847). What time of day is blood pressure highest?

A). Blood pressure continues to rise during the day, usually peaking in the middle of the afternoon.

Q848). What time of the day is blood pressure lowest?

A). Blood pressure is normally lower at night while we are sleeping.

Q849). Is oatmeal good for high blood pressure?

A). Yes, even oat bran is very good for high blood pressure as these are fiber rich foods which help in better digestion.

Q850). What is the best drink for high blood pressure?

A). Apple cedar vinegar, lemon water, methi water, chia seeds, low fat milk etc.

Q852). Is peanut butter good for high blood pressure?

A). Yes

Q853). What foods raise blood pressure?

A). Sea salt, processed foods and pizza, frozen fish and sea food, dairy products, sandwiches and alcohol.

Q854). What snacks are good for high blood pressure?

A). Carrots, greek yogurt, berries, apple slices, peanut butter, dark chocolate and avoiding chips and salted nuts.

Q855) Is lemon good for high blood pressure?

A). Yes.

Q856) Why is lemon good for high blood pressure?

A). It is known to make the blood vessels soft and flexible, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure level. Lemon juice lowers the triglyceride level and hence reduces BP.

Q857) Are bananas bad for kidneys?

A). Bananas are a rich source of potassium and may need to be limited on a renal diet.

Q858). What potassium level is fatal?

A). A blood potassium level higher than 6.0mmol/L can be dangerous and usually requires immediate treatment.

Q859). Do we excrete out potassium?

A). Yes, healthy kidneys will filter out the extra potassium, and remove it from your body through urine.

Q860). Are 3.1 potassium levels dangerous?

A). No, potassium levels above 3.0 mEq/liter are not considered dangerous or of great concern; they can be treated with potassium replacement by mouth.

Q861). Is clear urine bad?

Excreting out crystal clear urine indicates that intake of water is more than required, and we are excreting out excess electrolytes which can be harmful.

Q862) Can a general practioner pulls a tooth out?

A). No, only a dentist can perform dentistry.

Q862? What helps unbearable tooth pain?

A). Use over-the-counter pain medication like ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen  to relieve minor toothache or using numbing pastes or gels often with benzocaine, can help to dull the pain.

Q863). What can you do for a unbearable toothache?

A). Apply a cold compression, using anti inflammatory, warm water or saline rinses, acupressure, try garlic or clove oil etc.

Q864). How do you kill a nerve in a tooth?

A). Place a small ice cube in a plastic bag, wrap a thin cloth around the bag and apply it to the aching tooth for about 15 minutes to numb the nerves.

Q865). How should I sleep with tooth pain?

A). Keep the head elevated, use over the counter pain medications, use ice pack, rinse mouth with a mouthwash and avoid having acidic or hard foods before sleeping.

Q856). What does throbbing pain in a tooth mean?

A). Throbbing tooth pain is a sign that there might be a tooth damage which can also happen if there is an infection in the tooth or in the gums surrounding it.

Q857). Why does toothache occurs?

A). Toothache occurs from inflammation of the pulp which has nerve endings that are very sensitive to pain that may be caused by dental cavities, trauma and infection.

Q858). Can brushing the teeth relieve toothache?

A). To begin with gently brushing the teeth with a soft bristle brush and the right toothpaste will remove bacteria and plaque, thereby lowering toothache.

Q859). What pressure point relieves tooth pain?

A). It’s located in-between your thumb and index finger. You can find it by resting your thumb beside the second knuckle of the index finger.

Q860). Is heat good for our toothache?

A). If you have an infection, the heat may draw that infection out causing more swelling.

Q861). Does a throbbing tooth mean infection?

A). A toothache is going from mild to severe throbbing pain, it could be a sign of a tooth abscess which is a pus-filled lesion at the roots of a tooth, and is caused by an infection.

Q862). Which is better for a toothache hot or cold?

A). Cold

Q863). Should I burst a tooth abscess?

A). The pus can usually be drained and the tooth can be saved if it is not badly broken down. If left untreated, the abscess may burst on to the skin of the face or into the mouth.

Q864). Can a top tooth make a bottom tooth hurt?

A).Yes, a painful upper tooth feels a lot like a painful lower tooth.

Q865). Is ice good for a toothache?

A). A cold compress or an ice pack can help ease dental pain, especially if a toothache is due to injury or swollen gums.

Q866). Why is toothache worst at night?

A). When a person is lying down, blood rushes to the head. This extra blood in the area may increase the pain and pressure that people feel from a toothache.

Q867). Does vinegar relieve toothache?

A).Yes, to some extent.

Q868). Can teeth grow back after decay?

A). No, normally, tooth enamel doesn’t grow back once it breaks or wears away which is why dentists currently resort to plugging the gaps with artificial fillings.

Q869). Will tooth nerve pain go away?

A).Not by itself, but with the help of proper treatment.

Q870). Can a tooth abscess make you ill?

A). Yes, dental abscesses can also make you generally ill, with nausea, vomiting, fevers, chills, and sweats.

Q871). Is the black dot on my tooth a cavity?

A).May or may not be, can be a stain or tooth decay or tooth erosion.

Q872). Can you feel a cavity with your tongue?

A). If you spot a hole on top of the tooth, it’s probable a cavity.

Q873). Can we go our whole life without a cavity?

A).If you keep your mouth clean and hygienic without food lodgment, it is possible.

Q874). What do cavities look like on teeth?

A). If the decay gets large enough, part of the tooth may fracture off, leaving a large visible hole, and the tooth may be sensitive to biting pressure.

Q875). Do all cavities need to be filled?

A). If you are in pain or have an obvious cavity, it should be filled. However, if there is an early sign of decay but no cavity or pain felt, a dental filling is not needed.

Q876). Do dentists do unnecessary fillings?

A).Only, cavities needing urgent attention which may cause pain in future are advised to fill, minor pits are sometimes left by the dentist to remineralize by itself.

Q877). What kills bad breath?

A).Sometimes scaling is advised by dentist along with the use of toothpastes and mouthwashes.

Q878). Can I fill my own cavity?

A). You can, but without cleaning out an infection and sanitizing the tooth, you’re only sealing the damage inside

Q879). Can small cavities go away?

A). Once a Cavity Starts, there’s no turning back.

Q880. What will happen if I fill my own cavity?

A).  Without cleaning an infection and only sealing the damage inside, the cavity may reach an advanced stage that will require root canal treatment.

Q881). Can salt help in getting rid of cavities?

A). Salt is known to have antiseptic and antibacterial properties that help treat cavities, hence mixing salt with warm water and rinsing provides certain beneficial results.

Q882). Can you stop a cavity once it starts?

A). Cavities don’t go away once they start.

Q883). Can salt water rinse heal gum infection?

A). Yes, salt water has disinfectant qualities and can help the body to heal as it relieves gum inflammation caused by gingivitis.

Q884). What is the first sign of a cavity?

A). Food lodgment, sensitivity to cold and hot foods and pain on percussion or contact.

Q885). How can we stop cavities from growing?

A). Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride containing toothpaste, or after each meal and especially before going to bed. Clean between your teeth daily with dental floss or interdental cleaners.

Q886). Can we taste cavities?

A). Yes, the decay caused by dental cavities can create a nasty taste in your mouth  that lingers even after you enjoy food, beverages, cigarettes or anything else.

Q887). Can yellow teeth become white?

A). This type of discoloration can usually be treated with regular cleaning and whitening remedies.

Q888). Can you see the cavity in the mirror?

A). If the white spot on your tooth  worsens, it will lead to a hole in your tooth that can be seen in the mirror or can be felt when you run the tongue over the surface of your teeth.

Q889). How do celebrities get their teeth so white?

A). Some prefer whitening their teeth, some opt to camouflage them instead, using certain shades of lipstick to make their teeth appear whiter and some eat crunchy veggies to scrub away teeth.

Q890). Why are cavities black?

A). Cavities are caused by bacteria that destroy dental enamel, leaving small holes behind which take on a dark appearance, some fillings containing amalgam also appear darker.

Q891). Are veneers painful?

A). There should neither be pain during the procedure once numbness takes effect nor after the procedure is complete except some soreness of gums.

Q892). How long do porcelain veneers last?

A). Traditional porcelain veneers typically last between 10 and 15 years and no-prep veneers last around 5 to 7 years.

Q893). How can I get perfect teeth?

A). Whitening, veneers, bonding, braces, crowns, implants and proper brushing.

Q894). Are veneers safe?

A). Veneers are not a good choice for people with unhealthy teeth with gum disease or weakened teeth due to decay or fracture or bone loss or those with least amount of enamel present.

Q895). What is the use of dental veneers?

A). Dental veneers are often used to treat the following cosmetic occurrences: broken or chipped teeth. Severe discoloration or uneven coloring that can’t be fixed with whitening.

Q896). Are crowns better than veneers?

A). Both are the restoration methods but the main difference is that a veneer covers only the front of your tooth and a crown covers the entire tooth.

Q897).What happens to your teeth when you get veneers?

A). For veneers, a slim layer of enamel is trimmed away; a greater portion of tooth structure is removed to ensure that a crown fits perfectly between adjacent teeth.

Q898). Can veneers fall off?

A). Yes, if the dentist misapplies them or physical contact with the teeth occurs and the aging process can also cause porcelain veneers to fall off.

Q899). How many veneers should I get?

A). Generally eight veneers on upper teeth are enough for perfect smile but if the smile is wider 10 may be opted and for some 4 may mask their imperfect teeth.

Q900). How long is the process of getting veneers?

A).The dentist trims about half a millimeter of the tooth enamel, then takes an impression of your teeth to send to a lab to prepare the veneers, which takes about one to two weeks.

Q1001). Can you get veneers with crooked teeth?

A). Yes

Q1002). Do veneers protect teeth from cavities?

A). Although veneers resemble natural teeth, this does not mean that the veneer will protect the tooth from cavities and decay any more efficiently than the natural enamel does.

Q1003). Do veneers straighten your teeth?

A).Porcelain veneers are one of the best ways to straighten teeth without braces because they provide multiple cosmetic benefits, and they’re durable.

Q1004). How do they put veneers on your teeth?

A). By removing small amount of enamel from front and sides of teeth, making the impression then sending it to lab to make custom made porcelain veneers.

Q1005). Are temporary veneers uncomfortable?

A). To some extent , eating may cause some discomfort, and you may experience some sensitivity to heat, cold, air, or sweets as veneers do not have gaps between the teeth.

Q1006). What is the best and safest way to whiten teeth?

A).Generally, the methods they use will bleach your teeth with carbamide peroxide.

Q1007). What is the best teeth whitening product to use at home?

A). Crest 3D White Professional Effects White strips, Smile Direct Club Teeth Whitening Kit.  Miswak Club Natural Teeth Whitening Kit, Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder.

Q1008). What do dental veneers cost?

A). Traditional veneers can cost an average of $925 to $2,500 per tooth. Composite veneers cost approximately $250 to $1500 per tooth.

Q1009).How long does teeth whitening last?

A). The effects of teeth whitening can last up to 2-3 years or as little as 6 months. It varies from person to person.

Q1010).Ho often veneers are replaced?

A). Depending on the type of wear or damage they incur, veneers may need cosmetic repair or full replacement varying from 10-15 years with good care.

Q1011). Has anyone had 3 sets of teeth?

A). It is possible to have extra, or “supernumerary,” teeth. This phenomenon is called hyperdontia and is often erroneously referred to as “a third set of teeth.

Q1012). What happens if you get a cavity under a veneer?

A). While the dental porcelain used in your veneers will not decay, it can shorten the life span of the restoration.

Q1013). Can you put veneers on bad teeth?

A). No, Porcelain veneers are an excellent solution for patients whose tooth are crooked, chipped, stained, or have gaps between them, because these problems are, generally speaking, merely cosmetic in nature.

Q1014). Can you get veneers without shaving your teeth?

A). Yes, with no preparation veneers, even after the veneer has been placed, and cemented  the dentist can still make bite and fit adjustments.

Q1015). Is there an alternative to veneers?

A). An alternative to porcelain veneers of any kind is composite bonding, a technique used by dentists to create composite veneers directly on the teeth inside your mouth at the dental office.

Q1016). Do all celebrities have veneers?

A). Not necessary, you might not even know that some of the actors with veneers had anything done to their teeth.

Q1017). What is a cheaper alternative to veneers?

A). Resin Bonding is a cheaper alternative to porcelain veneers.

Q1018). Are crowns better than veneers?

A). The main difference is that a veneer covers only the front of your tooth and a crown covers the entire tooth. Other difference is crowns are less costly than veneers.

Q1019). How much do composite veneers cost per tooth?

A). The cost of veneers varies based on a number of factors, but composites cost on average between $250 and $1,500 per tooth.

Q1020). What can’t you eat with veneers?

A). Meat, ice, hard candies, bread with hard crust, sticky candies, nuts, potato chips, pretzels and crunchy food.

Q1021). Is it better to smile with teeth showing or without?

A). People with less lengthy grins, which do not turn up at the corners, are best advised to hide their teeth when smiling.


Q1022). Are Lumineers better than veneers?

A). Lumineers are thinner and much bulkier than veneers but they are quicker to apply than veneers because the teeth are not shaved down beforehand.

Q1023). Which is better bonding or veneers?

A). Porcelain veneers provide a better look than composite bonding generally as it generally stains over time, while porcelain veneers can’t.

Q1024). Are Lumineers cheaper than veneers?

A). The cost of traditional veneers can run between $500 and $1,900 per tooth, while the price of Lumineers can range between $800 and $2,000 per tooth.

Q1025). What is cheaper; veneers or implants?

A). Veneers can cost up to $1,000 per tooth, with replacements every 10 years, while implants  cost up to $5,000 per tooth for a relatively more permanent solution.

Q1026). Can veneers make your teeth bigger?

A). No, a veneer can correct many cosmetic dental problems and is a minimally invasive restoration.

Q1027). Is Bioclear permanent?

A). The most impactful difference is porcelain veneers cannot be undone they are permanent while the Bioclear process is non-invasive and reversible.

Q1028). How often do veneers have to be replaced?

A).Clinical studies have shown that 95% of porcelain veneers last 11 years or more.

Q1029).What is the cheapest way to fix teeth?

A). The most affordable tooth replacement solution is dentures because they take the least amount of time to create.

Q1030). What’s cheaper; veneers or invisalign?

A). Veneers are installed on a per tooth basis whereas Invisalign involves a series of trays based on your specific situation, hence veneers cost more.

Q1031). How much does bioclear cost?

A). Bioclear restoration with cost 25% to 50% of the cost of a porcelain veneer which is $1000 to $2000 dollars.

Q1032). Can front teeth be crowned?

A). Yes.

Q1033). Who is the good candidate for veneers?

A).The ideal candidate for veneers is someone who has minor cosmetic imperfections or severely stained teeth.

Q1034).How soon I can eat after veneers?

A). Generally, veneers are cemented with strong and permanent adhesive, hence you may eat 1-1.5 hours after your appointment so that the veneers are allowed to set.

Q1035). Do veneers fall off?

A). Yes, they may fall off or break.

Q1036). Do composite veneers look natural?

A). Yes, with indirect veneers, after the dentist prepares your teeth, they’ll take a mold of your teeth and mixes composite resin to give teeth natural appearance.

Q1037). How long does composite bonding last on front teeth?

A). A tooth colored bonding can last 4 to 8 years on average, depending on tooth location and patient’s bite and eating and chewing habits.

Q1038). How do you maintain composite veneers?

A). Maintain good oral hygiene, visit dentist every 6 months, not chewing hard food, avoid grinding teeth, limiting alcohol etc.

Q1039). Do Veneers stay white?

  1. A) Yes, Dental porcelain veneers are highly stain-resistant.

Q1040). Can I eat chips with veneers?

A). Generally, any food can be eaten, crunchy food, such as nuts, seeds, crisps, etc. but certain  food  can leave stains on your teeth like ketchup, curry, jams, red pepper, tomatoes, etc.

Q1041). Can you chew gum with veneers?

A). Chew anything hard or crunchy on your back teeth to prevent the temporaries from cracking or breaking OR dislodging.

Q1042). How common is it for veneers to fall off?

A).  As the time passes, the veneers get slowly detached from the teeth as the adhesive bonding gets weakened over a period of time, making the veneers come loose and fall off.

Q1043). Do straight teeth make you prettier?

A). Bright, straight teeth make you appear more attractive, making tooth appear more brighter and straighter.

Q1044). Does banana peel whiten teeth?

A). Rich in potassium and magnesium, the peel is said to whiten teeth as the minerals are absorbed into your enamel.

Q1045). What makes a smile attractive?

A).The most important things we deal with are the color, the shape and the alignment of teeth. We also consider the way the teeth reflect light.

Q1046). How can I be photogenic?

A). Practice your smile, know your angel, prepare a bit, show some emotion and make slight adjustments.

Q1047). Are big front teeth attractive?

A). Some people love front teeth being larger which makes your smile look youthful and it can give your smile an attractive central focus, but some don’t like the look of large teeth.

Q1048). Are your teeth supposed to touch when resting?

A).The teeth should not touch ever except when swallowing.

Q1049). What is the proper jaw position?

A). The soft fleshy part of the lower lip sits slightly over the tip of the lower front teeth and is gently sucked back in a relaxed posture and the top of the tongue rests against the roof of the mouth not the teeth.

Q1050). How can I make my smile prettier?

A). Top and bottom teeth not touching, no joker grinning, wet your teeth before smile, relax and keep the camera above eye level.

Q1051). Should bottom teeth show when you smile?

A).Your lower teeth should hardly be visible and the aim is to show your top teeth.

Q1052).What is a gummy smile?

A). we consider a smile “gummy” if four millimeters (mm) or more of the gums show, but an abnormal eruption could result in teeth appearing too short, which can make the gums stand out more.

Q1053) Is gummy smile more attractive?

A). In gummy smile, four millimeters (mm) or more of the gums show. Fortunately, we can minimize the gums’ prominence and make your smile more attractive.

Q1054). How many teeth should be visible when you smile?

A). The truth is that most people show at least 8 upper teeth when they smile and at least 6 lower teeth when they talk.

Q1055). How can I push my teeth back without braces?

A). Invisalign is one of the easiest ways to straighten teeth without braces. It uses a series of clear plastic aligners to slowly reposition your teeth.

Q1056). Can dentist shave down your teeth?

A). Yes, having cavities filled, dead teeth removed, teeth whitened and teeth straightened are all dental practices that have important reasons to shave teeth or parts of teeth.

Q1057). Do Lumineers look fake?

A). No, they feel natural and comfortable,  as  they are ultra-thin, in most cases you will get a perfect fit without shots or grinding down of the original tooth structure.

Q1058). Are Lumineers bad for your teeth?

A). Lumineers are semitransparent, easy to remove from the teeth and can make it harder to clean around your gum line. This can increase your risk for gum disease.

Q1059). How long do Lumineers teeth last?

A). 20 years

Q1060). What are the thinnest veneers?

A). Lumineers are ultra-thin (approximately 0.2 mm), highly translucent veneers, which replicate the natural appearance of enamel.

Q1061). Does bonding ruin your teeth?

A). No, bonding doesn’t have any major risk, but composite bonding is not strong and may chip or break but not the crowns, fillings, and veneers.

Q1062). Is dental bonding cheaper than veneers?

A). Dental bonding is often less expensive than porcelain veneers.

Q1063). Can teeth bonding be reversed?

A). Yes, since bonding is applied without removing the enamel on your teeth, the process is reversible.

Q1064). What is composite bonding on your teeth?

A). Tooth bonding is a procedure where your dentist applies a tooth-colored composite resin to one or more of your teeth to repair the damage.

Q1065). How strong is tooth bonding?

A). Yes, dental bonding is strong. It is made from a composite resin that is able to chemically bond with the teeth, making it strong and stable.

Q1066). Is bonding permanent?

A).Teeth bonding is not a permanent solution to your cosmetic dental issues, but it is a very long-lasting one.

Q1067). Can Lumineers be removed?

A).Yes, Lumineers are completely reversible because there’s no grinding down of healthy tooth structure, in most cases and natural teeth are still intact and strong.

Q1068). Do permanent veneers look better than temporary?

A). Yes, temporary veneers are made of different material than permanent ones giving them color, by which permanent veneers will blend much more naturally into your smile.

Q1069). Is veneers good or bad?

A). Veneers is good for healthy teeth only and not for weakened, decayed, broken, unhealthy teeth and for those having inadequate amount of enamel.

Q1070). How do you get Fixodent out of your mouth?

A). To remove the adhesive from mouth, rinse with warm water or a mouthwash which helps dissolve the Fixodent in the mouth then brush your gums, with a soft-bristled toothbrush.

Q1071). Should you keep dentures in water overnight?

A). Yes, to keep them in shape and prevent from shrinkage.

Q1072). What to do when you have no teeth?

A). Dental implants is used to replace either single teeth or many teeth, Dentures is another option to replace full mouth prosthesis.

Q1073). How long do dental bonding last?

A). Typically, however, bonding material lasts from three years up to about 10 years before needing to be touched up or replaced.

Q1074). When can your teeth be capped?

A). Crowns can be fitted where a tooth has broken, decayed or been damaged or just to make a tooth look better.

Q1075). Do crowns last longer than veneers?

A). Yes

Q1076). How long do full mouth dental implants last?

A).When maintained with proper brushing and flossing, the implant itself can last a lifetime, assuming the patient gets regular dental check-ups twice a year.

Q1077). Can you floss between veneers?

A). Yes

Q1078). Can I drink coffee with veneers?

A).Coffee, tea, red wine and other foods do not stain veneers as they do real teeth because unlike tooth enamel, porcelain is not porous but staining can occur over edges.

Q1079). Which teeth need veneers?

A). Teeth that are discolored because of RCT, stains from tetracycline or other drugs, excessive fluoride  or the presence of large resin fillings that have discolored the tooth.

Q1080). How do you remove cement from teeth?

A). A sharp scaler is the most common hand instrument used to remove cement.

Q1081). How do you clean bonded teeth?

A). Brush your teeth 2 times, once in morning and at night. Use toothpaste that contains fluoride and replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months.

Q1082). Can you eat corn on the cob with veneers?

A: Absolutely yes, corn on the cob, apples, anything reasonable can be eaten with veneers.

Q1083). Can you eat with snap on smile teeth?

A). Yes.

Q1084). Can you eat with snap on smile teeth?

A). Yes, they may. Crest 3D White White strips will only whiten natural teeth; they will not whiten caps, crowns, veneers, fillings or dentures.

Q1085). Do veneers get discolored?

A). No, porcelain veneers do not get discolored or stained easily, but those made from composite resins do.

Q1085). Do Veneers protect teeth from cavities?

A). No

Q1086). Can you whiten fillings?

A).No, tooth-colored fillings and resin composite materials used in dental restorations (crowns, veneers, bonding, bridges) do not whiten.

Q1087). What is the best toothpaste for porcelain veneers?

A). Toothpastes that contain fluoride are not only safe; they are a great option for porcelain veneers patients. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay.

Q1088). Are temporary veneers thicker?

A). Yes, temporary veneers do not have gaps between the teeth and are thicker, his may cause some discomfort while chewing or alter your speech for a few days.

Q1089). Do veneers chip easily?

A). Yes, they may be chipped off but can be treated easily.

Q1090). Are straight teeth important?

A). Teeth will be easier to clean, easier to brush, paste, floss and makes food easier to chew and maintain good nutrition.

Q1091). What nationality has the worst teeth?

A). British

Q1092). Why do we need teeth?

A).To cut and chews the food, for speech and for cosmetic appearance.

Q1093). What does dmft means?

A). Decayed, missing and filled teeth. It is one of the most common methods in oral epidemiology for assessing dental caries prevalence.

Q1094). Is charcoal toothpaste good for you?

A). Activated charcoal in toothpaste may help remove surface stains on your teeth. Charcoal is mildly abrasive and is also able to absorb surface stains to some degree.

Q1095). Is a big smile attractive?

A). Yes, but most preferably for a woman.

Q1096). What is photogenic face?

A). Features looking good in photograph like proper pose, and lightning along with an attractive and lovely smile

Q1097). How should you smile in a professional headshot?

A). Smiling in both ways either showing or not showing teeth.

Q1098). How big should front teeth be?

A).Most central incisors (your two front teeth) are between about 10.5 and 12.5 mm long and are roughly 20 percent longer than wide.

Q1099). How can I fix my big front teeth?

A). A dentist may use braces and a retainer to help straighten your teeth if they’re crooked. A wider jaw can also make tooth appear smaller.

Q1101). What is the best option for replacing missing teeth?

A). Implants are the gold standard for tooth replacement and are the next-best thing to your natural teeth. An implant is a titanium rod that is placed into your jaw.


Q1102). Should missing teeth be replaced?

A). Yes, to maintain shifting of teeth.


Q1103). What is missing teeth called?

A). Having more than six permanent teeth missing is known as oligodontia and a total absence of adult teeth is referred to as anodontia.


Q1104). What is the cheapest way to replace a missing tooth?

A). Dentures


Q1105). Is it bad to have missing teeth?

A). A missing tooth can cause your jaw bone to shrink and your gums to recede, which can weaken the teeth on either side of your missing tooth.


Q1106). Can I get dental implant years after extraction?

A). Yes.


Q1107). Which tooth is most often congenitally missing?

A). The most common congenitally missing permanent teeth with the exception of the maxillary and mandibular third molars, are the mandibular second premolars, followed by the maxillary lateral incisors, and the maxillary second premolars.


Q1108). How common is missing teeth?

A). Researchers estimate that as many as 20 percent of adults are born with at least one missing tooth.


Q1109). What to do when you have no teeth?

A). Dental implants or denture.


Q1110). What happens when you don’t have teeth?

A). missing teeth can cause many problems. This can create problems such as shifted teeth, uneven growth of teeth, and bone mass reduction in the jaw. Your outer appearance over time also changes as these things happen inside your mouth.


Q1111). What age do adults start losing teeth?

A).Among adults from 35 to 44-years-old, 69 percent have lost at least one permanent tooth.


Q1112). What is Oligodontia?

A). Oligodontia is a rare genetic disorder which represents the congenital absence of more than six teeth in primary, permanent or both dentitions.


Q1113). Why milk teeth are called milk teeth?

A). Deciduous teeth also known as baby teeth, primary teeth, or milk teeth .Theses are the first teeth in the oral cavity. They start developing during the embryonic stage and start to erupt through the gums about 6 months after birth.


Q1114). Is it rare to have 32 teeth?

A). It is very rare to see someone with the maximum possible of 32 teeth in the mouth (including wisdom teeth) that are optimally aligned and functional.


Q1115). Do dental bridges look natural?

A). Dental bridges can be made to look very natural, so nobody will be able to tell just by looking at you that you are missing some of your natural teeth.


Q1116). How long does a bridge last?

A). 5 -15 Years.


Q1117). Are dental bridges removable?

A). A bridge is a restoration used to replace missing teeth which attaches artificial teeth to adjacent natural teeth, called abutment teeth. Bridges are either permanently attached (fixed bridges) or they can be removable.


Q1118). Can you talk without teeth?

A). The teeth play a major role in speech. Some letter sounds require the lips and/or tongue to make contact with teeth for proper pronunciation of the sound and lack of teeth will obviously affect the way in which an edentulous individual can pronounce these sounds.


Q1119). Will my teeth fallout from receding gums?

A). As the gum and connective tissues pull away from the tooth, a pocket forms between the tooth and gum, which begins to accumulate bacteria. Over time, the bacteria cause further inflammation. If the gums recede too much, it may lead to bone loss, which can cause teeth to loosen or fall out.


Q1120). How long after teeth removal can I get dentures?

A). On average 3 months.

Q1121). Can Hyperdontia teeth be removed?

A). While some cases of hyperdontia don’t need treatment, others require removing the extra teeth.

Q1122). What is Anodontia?

A). Anodontia is the congenital absence of teeth and can occur in some or all teeth.

Q1123). What is Hypodontia?

A). Hypodontia is the developmental absence of one or more teeth excluding the third molars.

Q1124). What does Dilaceration mean?

A). Dilaceration is a developmental disturbance in shape of teeth. It refers to an angulation or a sharp bend or curve, in the root or crown of a formed tooth.


Q1125). What is it called when you have extra teeth?

A). Hyperdontia.


Q1125). What is Dental Bridge?

A). Dental bridges literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap.


Q1126). Do missing teeth affect speech?

A).Depending on their location, some missing teeth may affect your speech.


Q1127). How teeth shape your face?

A). Teeth help to maintain the length of the face as well as the structure of the jawbone.


Q1128). Can dental implants change shape of face?

A). When teeth are lost, Dental Implants serve as a replacement anchors and the new foundation which supports your jaw bone and facial structure. In other words, dental Implants maintain and retain the shape of your face and smile.


Q1129). What are the most common missing teeth?

A).The most common missing teeth are wisdom teeth, upper lateral incisors, and second premolars/bicuspids.


Q1130). What is a Mesiodens tooth?

A). Mesiodens is a supernumerary tooth present in the midline between the two central incisors.


Q1131). What is Microdontia?

A). Microdontia is a condition in which one or more teeth appear smaller than normal.


Q1132). Can adults still have baby teeth?

A). sometimes the adult tooth never develops, leaving the baby tooth in place while other adult teeth grow in around it.


Q1133). What is the term for the condition of having no remaining natural teeth?

A). Edentulism.


Q1134). What causes double teeth?

A). Hyperdontia.


Q1135). What is the most common supernumerary tooth?

A).The most common supernumerary tooth is a mesiodens, which is a malformed, peg-like tooth that occurs between the maxillary central incisors.


Q1135). What is the most appropriate time to extract a Mesiodens?

A). Early mixed dentition.


Q1136). Which teeth are sometimes congenitally missing?

A). Maxillary lateral incisor.


Q1137). What is Macrodontia?

A). Macrodontia is a type of localized gigantism in which teeth are larger than normal for the particular types of teeth involved.


Q1138). What is a shovel tooth?

A). Shovel-shaped incisors are incisors whose lingual surfaces are scooped as a consequence of lingual marginal ridges, crown curvature or basal tubercles, either alone or in combination.


Q1139). Do you have to floss under a bridge?

A). Yes.


Q1140). What are fake teeth called?

A). Dentures (also known as false teeth) are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth, and are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.


Q1141). What is a pearl tooth?

A). An enamel pearl is a condition of teeth where enamel is found in locations where enamel is not supposed to be, such as on a root surface.


Q1142). Which teeth are eye teeth?

A). Canines are sometimes referred to as eye teeth because of their alignment under the eyes.


Q1143).What is dental Concrescence?

A). Concrescence is a condition of teeth where the cementum overlying the roots of at least two teeth join together. It usually involves only two teeth.


Q1144). Are dentures noticeable?

A). Dentures are made to closely resemble your natural teeth so there should be only a small noticeable change in appearance. In fact, dentures may even improve your smile and fill out your facial appearance.


Q1145). What is RPD (removable partial denture)?

A). It is a denture for a partially edentulous patient who desires to have replacement teeth for functional or aesthetic reasons and who cannot have a bridge (a fixed partial denture) for any reason.


Q1146). Are partial dentures painful?

A). No.


Q1147). How long do partial dentures last?

A). 5 to 15 years.


Q1148). Can you get partial dentures with no back teeth?

A). Yes.


Q1149). Do you need adhesive for partial dentures?

A). Denture adhesive can improve the fit of full or partial dentures, but it isn’t always necessary.


Q1150). How does a partial denture stay in place?

A). Most complete dentures stay in place by closely fitting to the underlying gum and bone tissue with a thin layer of saliva between your gums and the denture and they usually have arms called clasps that hug the tooth to keep it in place.


Q1151). Do partial dentures fall out?

A). Yes, in case of improper fit.


Q1152). Are partial dentures worth it?

A). Partials are a much better option than a complete denture to replace lost teeth in your jaw if some natural teeth can be saved.


Q1153). How do partial dentures look?

A). A removable partial denture or bridge usually consists of replacement teeth attached to a pink or gum-colored plastic base, which is sometimes connected by metal framework that holds the denture in place in the mouth.


Q1154). What is cast partial denture?

A). A Cast Partial Denture (CPD) is defined as a removable partial denture consisting of a cast metal framework that contains artificial teeth set in an acrylic resin.


Q1155). What is Denture?

A). It is a removable plate or frame holding one or more artificial teeth, which is used to replace missing teeth in the mouth.


Q1156). What are the types of partial dentures?

A). Cast Metal Removable Partial Denture, Acrylic Removable Partial Denture and Flexible Partial Denture.

Q1157). Do partial dentures damage other teeth?

A). Yes, poorly designed partial dentures may lead to unwanted damage to adjacent teeth.


Q1158). Can a partial be repaired?

A). Most broken dental partials can be repaired and reinforced with metal mesh for additional support.


Q1159). How many teeth can be on a partial denture?

A). A single removable partial denture can replace 1 tooth or almost all the teeth on a single arch.


Q1160). What is the cheapest way to fix missing teeth?

A). Removable partial denture.


Q1161). Which are better metal partials or plastic partials?

A). Metal partial dentures are usually made from an alloy of cobalt and chromium and they are much stronger. They are lighter to wear and can be supported by the remaining teeth.


Q1162). How do you use Denture adhesive on a partial denture?

A). Start by applying a series of small dots or strips and do not apply adhesive too close to the edge of your dentures. Press them firmly in place and hold it for few minutes.


Q1163). Can you sleep in partial dentures?

A). Yes, you can wear your dentures at night but it is preferred to be removed and this will give your gums and bone a chance to relax from the pressure of the denture during the day.


Q1164). What are the disadvantages of dentures?

A). Low rate of acceptance, Increased movement of dentures, plaque problems and bleeding with cavities of abutment-area teeth, Abutment tooth losses and Bone loss.

Q1165). What is an acrylic partial denture?

A). This partial has an acrylic base into which the denture teeth are set and is attached to your natural teeth with small metal clasps.


Q1166). What is every denture?

A). It is a precision plastic partial upper denture and it is free of the immediate supporting tissues of the remaining teeth. It has no clasps or occlusal rests.


Q1167). What are the functions of a rest on a partial denture?

A). Thus rests serve to support the position of a partial denture and to resist movement toward the tissue.


Q1168). Should partials be kept in water?

A). Dentures need to be kept moist when not being worn so they do not dry out or lose their shape.


Q1169). What happens if you don’t replace missing teeth?

A). If you are missing a tooth or several teeth it may affect your ability to pronounce certain words correctly. Missing teeth may also affect your ability to chew and digest food properly. Furthermore, a gap in your smile may contribute to development of a malocclusion.


Q1170). Can you add teeth to partials?

A). Yes.


Q1171). How do you store partial dentures overnight?

A). Most types of dentures need to stay moist to keep their shape. Place the dentures in water or a mild denture-soaking solution overnight.


Q1172). Do all partial dentures have metal?

A). No, The newer flexible removable partial dentures (RPDs) are being used more and more commonly for temporary or on occasion permanent, replacement of missing teeth.


Q1173). What is the metal in partial dentures?

A). Metal partial dentures are usually made from an alloy of cobalt and chromium and they are much stronger. They are lighter to wear and can be supported by the remaining teeth.


Q1174). What is the best type of partial denture?

A). Flexible Denture.


Q1175). What is the best material for partial dentures?

A). Porcelain used to be the preferred material for making denture teeth, but resin has taken over in popularity because it’s lighter and cheaper and the material sticks better to the denture base.


Q1176). Can partial dentures damage other teeth?

A). One advantage of removable partial dentures is that they do not involve damaging healthy teeth, like a tooth-supported fixed bridge.


Q1177). Can a metal partial be repaired?

A). No.


Q1178). Are partial dentures worth it?

A). Partials are a much better option than a complete denture to replace lost teeth in your lower jaw if some natural teeth can be saved.


Q1179). Which is better partial denture or bridge?

A). Partial dentures are typically the best option if surrounding teeth are in bad shape and likely to be replaced and are unable to anchor a permanent bridge.


Q1180). What is the difference between a flipper and a partial?

A). Dental flippers are used to act as temporary filler for a gap in the tooth line while a flexible partial denture is made to replace your missing teeth.


Q1181). How Long Can You Wear a Dental Flipper?

A). flippers are commonly worn for 24 hours without removing for washing.


Q1182). Is it hard to talk with a flipper?

A). It can be very hard to speak with a flipper at first, but with practice most people adapt pretty well.


Q1183). What is interim partial denture?

A). Interim partial dentures are used often to temporarily restore a patient’s dentition to create a satisfactory phonetic, esthetic and occlusal relationship.


Q1184). Are dentures supposed to be loose?

A). Yes, the most common reason for loose-fitting dentures is bone resorption.


Q1185). How long does it take for a flipper to be made?

A). One or two hours.


Q1186). How many teeth can be on a flipper?

A). Flipper teeth are temporary acrylic resin replacements designed to fill in for one or two teeth.


Q1187). Are bottom dentures hard to wear?

A). It is especially difficult to adjust to a lower denture, because it “floats” on your lower gums and will not have the suction that your upper denture has.


Q1188). What is the difference between interim and immediate denture?

A). An immediate denture is academically defined as a removable dental prosthesis constructed for placement immediately following the extraction of any remaining natural teeth. An interim denture is academically defined as a removable dental prosthesis that will not intentionally be relined or rebased.


Q1189). Do dentures change your appearance?

A). Dentures can replace your missing teeth and improve your smile.


Q1190). Are partial dentures comfortable?

A). Partial Dentures are more stable than Conventional Full Dentures as they can be anchored via special clasps with the remaining teeth.


Q1191). What is a permanent denture?

A). Permanent dentures are an alternative to removable dentures for missing teeth. The dental implants bond with the bone structure, then a denture is placed on top of the dental implants, resulting in a more permanent solution for failing or missing teeth.


Q1192). Do I need to replace back molar?

A). Getting your back molar removed is a common procedure which is required due to trauma, decay, broken tooth, or gum disease. Most people consider that it is not required to replace the missing tooth as back molars are not visible but according to dentists, it is important to replace them.


Q1193). Can missing teeth cause wrinkles?

A). Lack of teeth can cause your jaw to naturally ascend, creating nasolabial folds, or wrinkles stretching from your mouth to your cheeks.


Q1194). What do I do if my dentures are loose?

A). If your dentures start to loosen, you should schedule an appointment with your dentist to get them fixed. Your dentist can adjust the dentures to adjust them perfectly in your mouth.


Q1195). Can I adjust my dentures myself?

A). Many people adjust to new dentures straight away, but for others, it can take a few months before they get used to the fit and feel.


Q1196). Can you use toothpaste on dentures?

A). No, Toothpaste is abrasive and creates microscopic scratches where food and plaque can build up. So, dentures must be brushed daily without toothpaste.


Q1197). How often should you clean partial dentures?

A). Daily Cleaning. Rinse denture under warm water after each meal to remove loose food debris.


Q1198). Are immediate dentures a good idea?

A). Yes, if you don’t want to go out in public without teeth following tooth removal.


Q1199). What happens if you don’t wear your dentures?

A). Bone loss and facial asymmetry.


Q1200). Can I wear my dentures in all the time?

A). Yes, you can wear your dentures all time but it is preferred that to be removed at night.


Q1201). Do dentures ever feel normal?

A). Dentures are not like natural teeth but they can eventually feel normal. Each individual will adapt in their own unique way of wearing dentures. Some will take a little longer than others with more or less irritation or discomfort.


Q1202). Can you brush dentures while in your mouth?

A). No.


Q1203). Is it OK to use mouthwash with dentures?

A). Brush your gums, tongue and natural teeth with fluoride toothpaste before reinserting your dentures. This will help remove plaque from your teeth, stimulate circulation in your mouth and help maintain good oral health. Rinse with a mouthwash after brushing to give your mouth a refreshed feeling.


Q1204). Are flexible dentures any good?

A). Flexible partials benefits include comfortable. Infect, they adapt to the constant movement and flexibility in the mouth and they do not cause gingival irritation.


Q1205). Can you get a partial denture for one tooth?

A). Yes.


1206). How do you know if your dentures fit right?

A). Your top dentures should suction smoothly to your gums. Your bottom dentures float above your gums but they should stay in your mouth easily.


Q1207) How often should I clean my partial dentures?

A). Brush your dentures at least daily.


Q1208). How often do dentures need to be relined?

A). A denture reline should occur, at most, every two years.


Q1209). Why do partial dentures smell?

A). The plaque caused by the lingering food can form a layer around your dentures, creating an unpleasant smell.


Q1210). How do flexible dentures stay in place?

A). Flexible RPDs are held in place by little projections that fit into the areas between the teeth and gums.


Q1211). What are complete dentures made of?

A). Full dentures, or complete dentures, are a removable device that can be used to replace missing teeth. The denture teeth are made out of porcelain or acrylic and held together by an acrylic base.


Q1212). What is complete denture prosthesis?

A). Complete dentures are full-coverage oral prosthetic devices that replace a complete arch of missing teeth.


Q1213). What is denture care?

A). Brush your dentures at least daily. Soak and brush them with a soft-bristled brush and nonabrasive denture cleanser to remove food, plaque and other deposits.


Q1214). What to expect when wearing dentures for the first time?

A). When wearing dentures for the first time, the prosthesis would feel unnatural. But as the oral structures adjust to the appliance, normal sensations would return.


Q1215). Can you have dentures fitted immediately?

A). Yes, The denture will usually be fitted as soon as your teeth are removed, which means you won’t be without teeth but relining or remaking required after a few months.


Q1216). Why do dentures crack?

A). If your denture does not fit properly, it may move around in the mouth. The lack of stability for your denture can cause stress and pressure points, which can cause your denture to crack or break.


Q1217). How long does it take to repair dentures?

A). It depends on the severity of the damage. For example, dentures with a chipped tooth can be repaired in a couple of hours, but a cracked base may take at least 24 hours to repair.


Q1218). What are the most expensive dentures?

A). Neuromuscular Dentures.


Q1219). Are dentures uncomfortable to wear?

A). For the first few weeks of wearing dentures, your mouth will feel a little strange. This is perfectly normal, your gums need to get used to the new addition.


Q1220). Can you wear dentures all the time?

A). Yes, you can wear your dentures all the time but it is preferred that to be removed at night.


Q1221). Should dentures move when eating?

A). Don’t eat anything sticky. Chew your food slowly. When you chew, use both sides of your mouth at the same time. This prevents your dentures from moving forward or tipping.


Q1222). How do you keep food from getting under your dentures?

A). Take small bites of soft foods, such as eggs and yogurt, Don’t eat anything sticky, Chew your food slowly, When you chew, use both sides of your mouth at the same time.


Q1224). Why do my new dentures look so big?

A). Sometimes, the dentures may be slightly too big causing them to contact the throat more than they should. Also, after dentures have been made, the jawbone shrinks which causes the dentures to move around since they no longer fit the jawbone the same way as when they were made.


Q1225). Do dentures ever feel normal?

A). Dentures are not like natural teeth but they can eventually feel normal.  Each individual will adapt in their own unique way of wearing dentures. Some will take a little longer than others with more or less irritation or discomfort.


Q1226). Should dentures stay in without adhesive?

A). While it is possible to wear comfortable and functional properly fitting dentures without adhesive, in most cases dental adhesive can improve the retention and stability of your dentures as long as it is used according to instructions.


Q1227). What happens if my denture breaks?

A). If your denture breaks, the first thing you need to do is remove them and dry them off to evaluate the damage. Assess the situation to determine the extent of the repair that will be needed, such as if a tooth came loose, they broke in half or there is a piece missing from the acrylic base.


Q1228). Which is a better porcelain or acrylic denture?

A). Porcelain is a much harder substance than acrylic, which results in better long-term durability over acrylic. Porcelain is better able to withstand the daily wear and tear on teeth, and helps to preserve the jaw movements when used in false teeth.


Q1229). Can I eat steak with dentures?

A). Steak can be difficult to chew even for people with all their natural teeth. Biting down on chewy steak with dentures can destabilize them or cause sore spots.


Q1230). Are there different grades of dentures?

A). Two types of dentures are available; complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain.


Q1231). Should you brush your gums if you have dentures?

A). Even with full dentures, it is important to brush your gums, tongue, and palate with a soft bristled brush every morning before putting the dentures in.


Q1232). What is the average age for complete dentures?

  1. A) 40.


Q1233). What is the average age for partial dentures?

A). 30.


Q1234). How long after getting dentures can you eat solid food?

A). 3-4 weeks.


Q1235). How long does it take for dentures to feel comfortable?

A). Many people adjust to new dentures straight away but for others, it can take a few months before they get used to the fit and feel.


Q1236). How painful is getting dentures?

A). When you’re first fitted for new dentures, it’s normal to experience minor irritation, which should fade as your mouth becomes accustomed to them.


Q1237). Are flexible dentures more comfortable?

A).You may find that flexible partial dentures are a more comfortable fit than other removable partials, especially if you’re still new to wearing replacement teeth.


Q1238). What’s the difference between immediate dentures and permanent dentures?

A). Immediate dentures are made by taking a mould before your teeth are extracted.

These dentures provide support for your mouth while the permanent dentures are being made.


Q1239). What are the problems with dentures?

A). Accelerated bone loss, inconvenient, loose over time.

Q1240). What are the most realistic dentures?

A).The Ivoclar Vivadent Removable System.


Q1241). Why do dentures crack?

A). Lack of stability for your denture can cause stress and pressure points, which can cause your denture to crack or break.


Q1242). Is it safe to use super glue on dentures?

A). Super glue is not intended to be used in the mouth or to repair dental appliances and when used on your dentures, you could actually be causing more harm than good.


Q1243). Do all dentures require adhesive?

A). If dentures are properly fitted, denture adhesive is not necessary to keep them in place.


Q1244). Are lower dentures hard to keep?

A). It is especially difficult to adjust to a lower denture, because it “floats” on your lower gums and will not have the suction that your upper denture has.


Q1245). What happens if you use too much denture adhesive?

A). Denture adhesives can cause zinc overdose. Excess zinc in the body also causes a depletion of copper known as hypocupremia, which can cause neurological damage, neuropathy and other complications.


Q1246). Can dentures broke in half be repaired?

A). Yes, by skilled prosthodontist.


Q1247). Can a broken tooth on a denture be fixed?

A). If you’ve just chipped, broken, or lost a tooth from your denture, it can be repaired rather than completely replaced.


Q1248). What are permanent dentures?

A). Permanent dentures are an alternative to removable dentures for missing teeth. The dental implants bond with the bone structure, then a denture is placed on top of the dental implants, resulting in a more permanent solution for failing or missing teeth.


Q1249). Can you use mouthwash while wearing dentures?

A). Yes, but it is advised to fill the sink with warm water to avoid breaking the dentures if they are dropped.


Q1250). Does food taste different with dentures?

a). Dentures should not affect taste, as all taste buds are on the tongue so covering the palate with denture acrylic should not affect a person’s taste of food.


Q1251). Can dentures cause mouth infections?

A). Some people who wear dentures get mouth infections, such as: Cheilitis. This is a painful infection that causes inflammation and cracking at the corners of your mouth. It is caused by an overgrowth of yeast.


Q1252). Can you brush dentures?

A). Like natural teeth, dentures must be brushed daily to remove food and plaque.


Q1253). Should I keep dentures in after extractions?

A). Your dentist may suggest leaving your dentures in place after the extractions for the first 24 hours after they have been inserted.


Q1254). At what age do adults start losing teeth?

A). At 35 to 44-years-old, 69 percent have lost at least one permanent tooth.


Q1255). How do you remove bacteria from dentures?

A). Soak them in a solution of 2 percent chlorhexidine gluconate, a germicidal mouthwash for 10 minutes.


Q1256). Is it hard to talk with dentures?

A). Speech difficulties are common in new denture wearers, and it can be embarrassing. Practicing in private by reading aloud in front of a mirror can help.


Q1257). What can I eat after getting immediate dentures?

A). You will need to have a liquid/soft diet for the first few days following the extractions/immediate denture placement .


Q1258). What is the strongest denture adhesive?

A). Fixodent ULTRA Max Hold Premium Denture Adhesive.


Q1259). Can dentures be reshaped?

A). Yes, denture relining is an effective method to reshape a denture when it starts to give you difficulty. It can also be used to repair a cracked denture and is an excellent way to delay the cost of a new denture altogether.


Q1260). What causes dentures to whistle?

A). Tongue position with dentures is different than with natural teeth. This may cause a hissing or whistling sound while speaking, but most patients adapt quickly to their new dentures.


Q1261). How long does it take to adjust to dentures?

A). 30 Days.


Q1262). Can loose dentures be fixed?

A). There are several ways to fix your dentures when they become loose, one of which is by using a stronger denture adhesive. If your dentures start to loosen, you should schedule an appointment with your dentist to get them fixed.


Q1263). What is an ultimate fit denture?

A). The Ultimate fit denture is our most innovative denture made with patented high-pressure injection technology. This unique process creates dentures that fit every contour of your mouth and oral topography.


Q1264). What are dentures made of?

A). Dentures also commonly known as false teeth are fitted to act as a prosthesis for missing teeth. They’re often made of acrylic, nylon, or metal.


Q1265). How long does Fixodent last on dentures?

A). 7 to 8 weeks


Q1266). How do I remove denture adhesive from my gums?

A). rinse your mouth with comfortably warm water or a mouthwash. Brush your gums, using a circular movement, with a soft-bristled toothbrush and your normal toothpaste.


Q1267). What are people who make dentures called?

A). Dental prosthetist.


Q1268). How long denture sores last?

A). Two to ten months.


Q1269). Are chrome dentures better than acrylic?

A). Cobalt-Chrome dentures are generally much better than acrylic denture.


Q1270). Do permanent dentures come out?

A). Permanent dentures are retained by screws or dental cement onto dental implants and cannot be removed by a patient; they can only be removed by your prosthodontist.


Q1271). How do you eat with dentures for the first time?

A). Start with soft foods, chew half of the food in your mouth on the back-left side of your mouth and the other half on the back-right side. This will even out the pressure on your dentures.

Q1272). Do gums heal faster with dentures in or out?

A). Yes, It is recommended that you take your dentures out at night to let the gum tissues rest and recover from wearing the dentures during the day.

Q1273). What are the alternatives to dentures?

A). Dental Implants, Overdentures and Dental Bridges.

Q1274). Are dentures noticeable?

A). Dentures are made to closely resemble your natural teeth so there should be only a small noticeable change in appearance.


Q1275). Can I boil my dentures?

A). Dentures should never be placed in hot or boiling water, which could cause them to warp.


Q1276). Should dentures move when eating?

A). No.


Q1277). What is a soft liner for dentures?

A). A soft liner is a layer of soft, pliable material that is fitted between the surface of a denture and your oral tissues. It provide comfort and relief for individuals with receded and flattened gum tissues that don’t respond well to the stress of dentures.


Q1278). What is a denture bite?

A). Bite registration is taking an impression of a patient’s upper and lower teeth in the bite position to assist in the making and fitting of dentures.


Q1279). How do you stop denture whistles?

A). By thinning and polishing the teeth’s biting edges, adding bonding or redoing part of the treatment.


Q1280). What is it called when you whistle your s?

A). Sibilant sounds.


Q1281). Are bottom dentures always loose?

A). In most cases, the lower denture is much less stable than the upper denture. This is due to the shape of the gums on the lower ridge and movement of the denture caused by the tongue.


Q1282). Can you get dentures if you have no teeth?

A). Yes.


Q1283). What does denture cream do?

A). Denture adhesives are pastes, powders or adhesive pads that may be placed in/on dentures to help them stay in place.


Q1284). What are immediate dentures?

A). An immediate denture is a complete denture or partial denture inserted on the same day, immediately following the removal of natural teeth.


Q1285). Can dentures dry out?

A). Dentures need to be kept moist when not being worn so they do not dry out or lose their shape. When not worn, dentures should be placed in a denture cleanser soaking solution or in water.


Q1286). What happens if you eat denture tablets?

A). Persulfate Poisoning.


Q1287). How do you keep dentures moist?

A). Most types of dentures need to stay moist to keep their shape. Place the dentures in water or a mild denture-soaking solution overnight.


Q1288). The number of times an individual swallows per day while awake?

A). 800.


Q1289). What is denture stomatitis?

A). It is a common condition where mild inflammation and redness of the oral mucous membrane occurs beneath a denture.


Q1290). How do you treat denture stomatitis?

A). Topical therapy is the first-line treatment. The use of clotrimazole or nystatin lozenges and/or pastilles, with the denture removed from the mouth is recommended.


Q1291). What is denture related stomatitis?

A). Denture related stomatitis is a yeast infection in the mouth caused by a type of fungus called Candida.

Q1292). How do you disinfect dentures after thrush?

A). Remove your dentures before going to bed, Scrub them well with a clean toothbrush and water, Soak them overnight in chlorhexidine,

Q1293). What does denture stomatitis look like?

A). It is usually painless and asymptomatic. The appearance of the involved mucosa is erythematous (red) and edematous (swollen), sometimes with petechial hemorrhage (pin-points of bleeding).


Q1294). What is stomatitis caused by?

A).The most common causes are: trauma from ill-fitting dentures or braces, biting the inside of the cheek, tongue or lip and surgery.


Q1295). What does denture breath smell like?

A).The plaque caused by the lingering food can form a layer around your dentures, creating an unpleasant smell. Failing to clean your dentures every day can also cause bad breath due to a build-up of bacteria.


Q1296). Can dentures cause white tongue?

A). Denture wearers who develop stomatitis have thrush in about 90 percent of cases. Red or white splotches form on the tissues under a closed-palate upper denture, but may also develop on the tongue.


Q1297). What is the fastest way to cure stomatitis?

A). Avoid hot beverages and foods as well as salty, spicy, and citrus-based foods. Use pain relievers like Tylenol or ibuprofen, gargle with cool water or suck on ice pops if you have a mouth burn.

Q1298). What is the best treatment for denture stomatitis?

A). Topical therapy is the first-line treatment. The use of clotrimazole, nystatin lozenges or antifungal agents is recommended on the tissue-contacting surface of the denture.


Q1299).  What helps sore mouth from dentures?

A). Remove your dentures, add between ½ to 1 teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water, and rinse your mouth for 15 to 30 seconds to help reduce inflammation.


Q1300). What should I eat if I have stomatitis?

A). Eat soft foods such as mashed potatoes and other cooked vegetables, noodles, applesauce, clear broth soups, yogurt and cottage cheese.


Q1301). Can dentures cause mouth cancer?

A). Your dentures won’t cause oral cancer, but poorly fitting dentures and poor oral care over a long period can cause irritation, infection, and the inflammation that has been associated with oral cancer.


Q1302). How long does it take for stomatitis to go away?

A). One to two weeks.


Q1303). What vitamin deficiency causes stomatitis?

A). Deficiencies of iron, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B9 (folic acid) or vitamin B12 (cobalamine) may all manifest as stomatitis.


Q1304). Can stress cause stomatitis?

A). Yes, stress is one of the most important factor to cause stomatitis.


Q1305). Is turmeric good for mouth ulcers?

A). Yes.


Q1306). Is honey good for mouth ulcers?

A). Apply little honey onto the mouth ulcer or mix in a little turmeric to make a paste that can be applied to the affected area. Honey helps to retain moisture and prevent dehydration.


Q1307). Which tablet is best for mouth ulcer?

A). Hydrocortisone buccal tablets relieve the soreness of mouth ulcers and speed up healing.


Q1308). What is oral thrush?

A). It is also known as oral candidiasis. It is a yeast/fungi infection that develops on the mucous membranes of the mouth.


Q1309). What causes oral thrush in adults?

A). Oral thrush and other yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans.


Q1310). How long does oral thrush last without treatment?

A).  About 14 days.

Q1311). What is the best medicine for oral thrush?

A).The treatment of choice for thrush is fluconazole or oral nystatin suspension, although numerous antifungal agents are effective.


Q1312). Can stress cause oral thrush?

A). When medication, stress, hormonal changes, or a weakened immune system causes an upset in this balance, C. albicans can grow freely, leading to a condition known as thrush.


Q1313). Should I see a doctor or dentist for oral thrush?

A). Speak to your doctor if you develop symptoms of oral thrush. If left untreated, the symptoms will often persist and your mouth will continue to feel uncomfortable.


Q1314). Is thrush a sign of diabetes?

A). High blood sugar levels are one of the main causes of thrush.


Q1315).  What does thrush in the mouth look like?

A). Thrush is characterized by a white coating or white patches on the tongue, mouth, inner cheeks, and the back of the throat. The tissue under the white patches is often red, raw, and sore. The lesions can be painful and even bleed when scraped. Oral thrush often looks like cottage cheese or milk curds.


Q1316). Does oral thrush have a smell?

A). Strong ‘fishy’ smell.


Q1317). Can stress and anxiety cause oral thrush?

A). When medication, stress, hormonal changes or a weakened immune system causes an upset in this balance, C. albicans can grow freely, leading to a condition known as thrush.


Q1318). What foods to avoid if you have oral thrush?

A). High-sugar fruits, Grains that contain gluten, certain meats (Deli meats and farm-raised fish) and refined oils and fats.

Q1319). What should I eat when I have thrush?

A). Nonstarchy vegetables, Low sugar fruits, and lean proteins, including chicken, eggs and fish.

Q1320). Can oral thrush last for months?

A). Oral thrush usually doesn’t cause any serious health problems, If left untreated, oral thrush can last for months or even years.


Q1321). Is gargling salt water good for oral thrush?

A). Rinsing your mouth with saltwater could help relieve symptoms of oral thrush.


Q1322). Does vinegar kill thrush?

A). Apple cider vinegar has antifungal properties that may help regulate Candida in the body.


Q1323). Can Thrush be scraped off the tongue?

A). Oral thrush is visible as a white coating that covers your mouth and throat. Scraping it off with a tongue depressor will reveal inflamed red areas that often bleed slightly as well.


Q1324). What is mouth ulcer?

A). Mouth ulcers also known as canker sores are normally small, painful lesions that develop in your mouth or at the base of your gums.


Q1325). How can I treat mouth ulcers?

A). Avoid spicy and sour foods, drink plenty of fluids and rinse mouth with warm saline water. Take pain-relieving medication, such as paracetamol and apply antiseptic gel to the ulcers.

Q1326). What causes ulcers in mouth?

A). Mouth ulcers can sometimes be caused by certain medical conditions (such as viral infections including the cold sore virus, chickenpox and hand, foot and mouth disease), vitamin B12 or iron deficiency.


Q1327). How long do mouth ulcers last?

A). One to two weeks.


Q1328). What does a mouth ulcer look like?

A). They usually appear white, gray or yellow in color with a red border.


Q1329). What vitamin helps mouth sores?

A). Vitamin B-12 and Folic Acid.


Q1330). Do ulcers go away?

A). Most ulcers will go away quickly if you remove the root cause.


Q1331).  Can you drink alcohol with mouth ulcers?

A). Drinking alcohol with an ulcer is not recommended. Drinking alcohol can make your ulcer more painful, both from the stomach acid that may be produced and from the alcohol coming into contact with the ulcer itself.


Q1332). What is a fixed bridge dental?

A). A dental bridge replaces one or more missing or broken teeth with fake teeth. Bridges use one or more real teeth on either side of the gap to hold the fake teeth in place.


Q1333). How long does a dental bridge last?

A). Five to 15 years.

Q1334). Can a dental bridge fall out?

A). While bridges do sometimes loosen over time, they can easily be tightened by your dentist. However, they’re built to last a lifetime, so the chances of your bridge falling out are miniscule.


Q1335). What is the best option for replacing missing teeth?

A). Implants are the gold standard for tooth replacement and are the next-best thing to your natural teeth. An implant is a titanium rod that is placed into your jaw.


Q1336). How many teeth can be on a bridge?

A). It is very common for a bridge to replace 2, 3, 4 or even more teeth as long as there are enough teeth to connect to with crowns.


Q1337). Does food get stuck under dental bridge?

A). Sticky foods can get caught between or underneath a dental bridge, leaving behind particles that can be a breeding ground for dangerous bacteria.


Q1338). How reliable are dental bridges?

A). Fixed bridges are strong and reliable and in most cases they feel and look very much like natural teeth. Dental bridges can last 5 – 15 years and even longer if they remain stable and if your personal hygiene and home care is maintained at a high level.


Q1339). How do you clean under a dental bridge?

A). Gently move the spongy floss between the gum and the base of the bridge, use a soft back-and-forth motion to remove plaque under the false tooth. Then wrap the spongy floss around the real tooth at the other side of the bridge, slide up and down to clean the adjacent tooth surface.


Q1340). What is the alternative to a dental bridge?

A). Dental implants.


Q1341). How does a dental bridge look?

A). A dental bridge typically consist of two or more specially fitted crowns that are placed on the abutment or anchoring teeth on either side of the space formed by your missing tooth or teeth.


Q1342). Can a tooth get infected under a bridge?

A). Sometimes, a tooth under a dental bridge may go bad. It usually happens because of the gum infection. In case of severe infection, the dental bridge may be removed and a root canal treatment will be needed to treat an infected tooth.


Q1343). Can a bridge be removed and put back on?

A). Yes.


Q1345). Do dental bridges feel natural?

A). Fixed bridges are strong and reliable and in most cases they feel and look very much like natural teeth.


Q1346). Does fixed bridge cause bad breath?

A). Yes, in case of poor oral hygiene.


Q1347). What happens if missing teeth are not replaced?

A). Tooth decay, bone loss, alteration of face.


Q1348). How long after tooth extraction can I get a bridge?

A). 8-12 weeks.


Q1349). Can we eat normally with dental bridge?

A). Yes.


Q1350). Why would a dental bridge fail?

A). Poor Oral Hygiene, Insufficient Abutment or Teeth Support, Tooth decay.


Q1351). Can a dental bridge last 30 years?

A). If a dental bridge is properly cared for, including good oral hygiene and dental visits twice yearly, dental bridges can last many years.


Q1352). What happens when dental bridge fails?

A). Bridgework usually fails due to decay or leakage under the crowns on the supporting or ‘abutment’ teeth. If this can be successfully treated and the teeth are still maintainable, new bridgework can be made.


Q1353). Will a Waterpik clean under a bridge?

A). Yes, its unique water pulsating action helps to clean under the bridge and around crowns where bacteria and food can get trapped.


Q1354). Can Tooth decay under a bridge?

A). Yes, due to difficulty of cleaning under the bridge.


Q1355). Are dental bridges painful?

A). No.


Q1356). How does a dental bridge stay in place?

A). Proper cementation.


Q1357). Can a permanent dental bridge be removed?

A). Yes but little discomfort or tooth fracture may occur.


Q1358). Can a broken dental bridge be repaired?

A). Yes, repairing the bridge through dental bonding can be done in the case of a minor fracture.


Q1359). Why is my bridge hurting?

A). It usually happens because of the gum infection. In case of severe infection, the dental bridge may be removed and a root canal treatment will be needed to treat an infected tooth.


Q1360). Is it ok not to replace a missing tooth?

A). No.


Q1361). Is it embarrassing to have dentures?

A). Dentures Don’t Need To Be A Source of Embarrassment. Dentures are an important part of dentistry and can be needed at any age.


Q1362). May I get a bridge after tooth extraction?

A). Yes.


Q1363). Is an implant cheaper than a bridge?

A). No, bridges are generally more affordable than implants.


Q1364).  How do you fix a cracked dental bridge?

A). For small chips or cracks, repairing can be done and for extensive damage, new bridge can be done.


Q1365). Can an old dental bridge be replaced?

A). Yes.


Q1366). Why Does a Tooth Under a Dental Bridge Go Bad?

A). It usually happens because of the gum infection. In case of severe infection, the dental bridge may be removed and a root canal treatment will be needed to treat an infected tooth.


Q1367). Does a dental bridge feel natural?

A). The dental bridge should feel nearly as real and comfortable to you as your natural teeth did.


Q1368). Can a cemented dental bridge be removed?

For a temporary crown or bridge, the restoration can be removed using a hand instrument, usually a scaler or large spoon excavator or crown-removing pliers or a hemostat exerting force parallel to the long axis of the tooth. The crown or bridge is gently moved until the cement seal is broken.


Q1369). What happens when dental bridge fails?

A). Bridgework usually fails due to decay or leakage under the crowns on the supporting or ‘abutment’ teeth. If this can be successfully treated and the teeth are still maintainable, new bridgework can be made.


Q1370). Do teeth rot under crowns?

A). It is common for decay to develop underneath older dental crowns due to a breakdown in the seal or bond of the crown.


Q1371). Is it normal to have pain after a bridge?

A). Some patients would often experience mild to severe pain once they get their dental bridges. This is usually a normal occurrence after the procedure. Oftentimes, the pain will subside after a few days.


Q1372). Can a bridge fall out?

A). There’s a common misconception circulating that dental bridges aren’t sturdy and will eventually fall out. While bridges do sometimes loosen over time, they can easily be tightened by your dentist.


Q1373). How is a fixed dental bridge removed?

A). By using crown-removing pliers or a hemostat exerting force parallel to the long axis of the tooth. The crown or bridge is gently moved until the cement seal is broken.


Q1374). How often should you replace a dental bridge?

A). A dental bridge may need to be replaced every 5 to 15 years, depending on proper care.


Q1375). How do you floss a bridge?

A). Gently move the spongy floss between the gum and the base of the bridge; use a soft back-and-forth motion to remove plaque under the false tooth.


Q1376). Which is cheaper dental implant or bridge?

A). Bridge.


Q1377). Can you get braces with a bridge?

A). Yes.


Q1378). What do temporary dental bridges look like?

A). Temporary bridges include structures that look like real teeth, but they are not permanent.


Q1379). How many times can a crown be replaced?

A). Crowns are sometimes replaced for cosmetic reasons and oftentimes to preserve the health of the tooth after they become worn or gum tissue recedes.



Q1380). What do you do if a temporary bridge falls out?

A). If a temporary crown becomes loose or comes off, try to place it back onto the tooth and call the Dentist at your convenience to get the crown re-cemented.


Q1381). Can a bridge be reattached?

A). Dental crowns and bridges that have been detached or have fallen off for any reason can be reattached through a dental recementation procedure.


Q1382). Can a dental bridge get infected?

A). Decay and infections can happen when particles like food gets in between the teeth. This event usually happens when dental bridges don’t have proper fit.


Q1383). Is tooth extraction better than root canal?

A). No, Root canal is a more convenient and healthy choice.


Q1384). What hurts more tooth extraction or root canal?

A). Extraction.


Q1385). Which material could be used to cement the bridge in place?

A). Zinc polycarboxylate cements or GIC.


Q1386). Can a loose dental bridge be recemented?

A). Yes.


Q1387). Why do dentist ask if you have heart problem?

A). So as to prevent the risk of heart attack.

Q1388).  How can tooth infection spread while on antibiotics?

A). Besides being on antibiotics, without treatment, bacteria can infect the dead tooth and cause a dental abscess, which can lead to swelling and infections in various body tissues.

Q1389). How often should you deep clean your teeth?

A). The teeth must be deep cleaned as often as your dentist recommends.


Q1390). What is cantilever bridge in dentistry?

A). Cantilever bridges are used when there are adjacent teeth on only one side of the missing tooth or teeth.


Q1391). What are the downsides of dental implants?

A). The risks and complications for dental implants include infection, damage to other teeth, delayed bone healing, nerve damage, prolonged bleeding, jaw fractures and more.


Q1392). Is mouthwash really necessary?

A). Mouthwash is not considered a necessary part of your oral health routine; it can provide benefits to those who do not clean their mouths as they should.

Q1393). Do white strips work on fake teeth?

A). No, White strips work only on natural teeth.


Q1394). Will hydrogen peroxide whiten crowns?

A). Hydrogen peroxide works by bleaching the surface of the enamel.


Q1395). What is a temporary bridge made of?

A). The temporary bridge/crown is made of acrylic and is cemented in place with temporary cement for easy removal.


Q1396). What do you call someone with no teeth?



Q1397). Can you say s without front teeth?

A). No.


Q1398). Can you super glue a dental bridge?

A). If you do not have a spare set or cannot get to the dentist’s office soon, use cyanoacrylate to glue the tooth or the piece of the tooth back into place.


Q1399). Can front teeth be capped?

A). Yes.


Q1400). How can your two front teeth appear to be longer?

A). With the help of veneers, this can be possible.

Q1401.) Are small teeth unattractive?

A). Some people consider smaller teeth gives unaesthetic smile but it does not affect dental health.

Q1402). Can you change my smile?

A). Yes

Q1403). How can you change my smile?

A). With the help of 6 procedures, smile designing can be done which are: veneers, crowns, bridges, implants, orthodontic treatment and tooth whitening.

Q1404). How do you know if my bite is correct?

A).  If you tap your teeth together as you normally would, check to see if you hear a sharp sound, this could be the sound of many teeth touching at the same time.

Q1405). What teeth should touch when you bite down?

A). Wider upper arch than lower arch, upper teeth residing on outside of lower teeth and upper and lower midlines between your central incisors should line up evenly with the center of your lips.

Q1406). How do I stop my teeth from touching to avoid clenching?

A). Open your mouth wide while touching your tongue to your front teeth. This relaxes the jaw. Say the letter “N” out loud which will keep your top and bottom teeth from touching.

Q1407). Do braces change your face?

A). Yes

Q1408). What change does a brace do to your face?

A). Braces will fix alignment issues with your face and give you a more symmetrical, natural look to both your mouth and your jaw line.

Q1409). Does smiling make you happy?

A). Smile spurs a powerful chemical reaction in the brain that can make you feel happier and give boost to our health.

Q1410). Why do we smile in photos?

A). The era of smiling faces began with the democratization of the camera and people’s urge to keep memories of happy times like holidays captured on film.

Q1411). Why are my two front teeth bigger than the rest?

A). Smaller jaw makes our tooth appear larger.

Q1412). Do having bigger teeth a problem?

A). No, not health wise but cosmetically, when a person has teeth that are more than two standard deviations larger than the average for their age and gender, they’re known to have a condition called macrodontia.

Q1413). Can you get your teeth shaped?

A). Yes.

Q1414). How do you make big teeth look smaller?

A). A device called a palate expander can stretch your jaw so your teeth fit better in your mouth. A dentist may use braces and a retainer to help straighten your teeth if they’re crooked.

Q1415). What is cheaper; veneers or implants?

A). Veneers

Q1416). Who is a good candidate for veneers?

A).The ideal candidate for veneers is someone who has minor cosmetic imperfections or severely stained teeth.

Q1417). Can you bite into an apple with veneers?

A). No, hard food, such as ice, candies, popcorn, candy apples, etc. Meat that is difficult to chew.

Q1418). Can you chew gum with veneers?

A). Generally one should avoid chewing hard and crunchy items like gum with veneers as it may lead to dislodgment, breaking or cracking of the temporaries.

Q1419). Is bonding permanent?

A). Teeth bonding is not a permanent solution to your cosmetic dental issues but it is a very long-lasting one.

Q1420). Why are my teeth spacing?

A). Gaps may form when a person’s teeth are too small for the jaw bone. As a result, teeth are spaced too far apart. Thumb sucking in children causes same condition.

Q1421). How long do you wear a retainer?

A).12 months.

Q1422). What color should my teeth be?

A). Permanent teeth are naturally darker than primary teeth, as the yellow dentin darkens with age, hence is visible through the translucent bluish white enamel.

Q1423). What are Prep less veneers?

A). Prep less veneers are thin layers of porcelain or other very strong ceramic-like materials that can be applied to the surface of teeth like acrylic nails over normal nails.

Q1424). Can you have veneers when pregnant?

A). You may but in late stages of pregnancy and it is uncomfortable lying on your back, then you should likely wait until after pregnancy to perform a veneer procedure.

Q1425). Is a straight tooth genetic?

A). If children’s teeth are crooked or straight, they are related to genetic factors.

Q1426). Which country has the most crooked teeth?

A). Japan

Q1427). What is inside your teeth?

A). 3 hard dental tissues which are enamel, dentin, cementum and one soft & non calcified dental tissue called as pulp which is present in center and contains nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue.

Q1428). Can stress cause jaw clenching?

A). Yes.

Q1429). How do braces know where to move teeth?

A). These wires are held in place by small elastic ties that fit around the brackets. As time passes, these wires apply pressure on your teeth, which sets in motion the movement of your teeth into their desired positions.

Q1430). Is it necessary to remove teeth before braces?

A). Most orthodontists avoid extraction before braces unless it’s absolutely necessary.

Q1431). Can I just wear my retainer at night?

A). Some kids may wear their retainer only at night right from the start, but they may have to wear it for more than a year which keeps the teeth in line and you won’t even notice it while you’re sleeping.

Q1432). Is clindamycin a penicillin drug?

A). No, clindamycin and penicillin belong to different antibiotic drug classes. They both are used to treat bacterial infection.

Q1433). Is clindamycin a amoxicillin drug?

A). No, clindamycin is used when a patient is allergic to amoxicillin.

Q1434). How many mg clindamycin for tooth infection?

A).A typical dosage of clindamycin is either 300 mg or 600 mg every 8 hours, depending on which dosage will be effective.

Q1435). Is clindamycin good for abscess tooth?

A). Yes

Q1436). Can I take ibuprofen with clindamycin?

A). No interactions were found between clindamycin and ibuprofen.

Q1437). How dangerous is Clindamycin?

A). Almost all antibiotics, including clindamycin, can cause Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea, which is mild inflammation of colon.

Q1438). Can I take vitamins with clindamycin?

A).No interactions were found between clindamycin and Vitamins.

Q1439). Is clindamycin an anti inflammatory?

A). Yes.

Q1440). How is clindamycin an anti inflammatory?

A).The drug has broad-spectrum antibacterial action by binding irreversibly to 50S subunit of bacterial ribosome and thereby inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis.

Q1441). Can I drink milk with clindamycin?

A). It is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Swallow the medicine with a full glass of water and not with milk or yogurt.

Q1442). Is clindamycin a safe antibiotic?

A).Clindamycin is an effective antibiotic for a variety of serious infections and acne, but  it has some side effects too.

Q1443). What bacteria does clindamycin cover?

A). It is effective again several types of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Propionibacterium acnes.

Q1444). How fast does clindamycin work for acne?

A). As soon as you apply it but it takes 6 to 12 weeks for the effect to occur.

Q1445). How much yogurt should you eat while on antibiotics?

A). 240 ml twice daily, but should be taken 2 hours before or after taking antibiotics.

Q1446). Is apple cider vinegar an antibiotic?

A). It has antibiotic properties and is effective at killing Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, which is the bacteria responsible for staph infections.

Q1447). What is the strongest natural antibiotic?

A). Oregano oil is one of the most powerful antibacterial essential oils because it contains carvacrol and thymol, two antibacterial and antifungal compounds.

Q1448). Is pus a sign of healing?

A). Pus is a common and normal byproduct of your body’s natural response to infections. Minor infections may heal but severe infections may need treatment.

Q1449). Does salt draw out infection?

A). Yes, While it doesn’t cure the infections, epsom salt can be used to draw out the infection and Epsom soaks often helps to boost medication effects on skin.

Q1450). What can I use to draw out pus?

A).The moist heat from a poultice can help to draw out the infection and help the abscess shrink and drain naturally. An Epsom salt poultice is a common choice for treating abscess.

Q1451). Does clindamycin make you sleepy?

A). No, it doesn’t cause drowsiness.

Q1452). Can I put moisturizer over clindamycin?

A). Moisturizer contains benzoyl peroxide gel which may react with clindamycin if applied on any wound; otherwise on skin it can be used.

Q1453). Can you take antacids with clindamycin?

A). Antacids can delay and reduce the absorption of antibiotics such as tetracycline and clindamycin, by combining with them in the gastrointestinal tract to form chelates or complexes.

Q1454). Can I take painkillers with clindamycin?

A). Yes, but consult with the physician first.

Q1456). Is clindamycin a broad spectrum antibiotic?

A). Yes

Q1457). Can clindamycin make you sick?

A). Abdominal pain, pseudomembranous colitis, esophagitis, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may be caused.

Q1458). What is the best probiotic to take when taking antibiotics?

A). A couple probiotics that are commonly recommended are the bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, or LGG, and Saccharomyces boulardii.

Q1459). Can I take probiotics twice a day?

A). Probiotics contain live microorganisms that can enhance your gut health. So probiotics must be taken at the same time each day.

Q1460). How long does antibiotic stay in system?

A).The medication effects could go even though some medication is still in your blood. Most medications have a half-life of about 24 hours, so they are gone in 4-5 days.

Q1461). How long does it take for good bacteria to restore after antibiotics?

A). It takes around six months for our gut flora to get back to normal after antibiotics.

Q1462). Can I eat oranges while taking antibiotics?

A). Foods fortified with high doses of calcium, such as some orange juices, can interfere with the absorption of certain antibiotics.

Q1463). How can I reverse the weight gain of antibiotics?

A). High-fiber foods like whole grains, beans, fruits and vegetables can help the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut.

Q1464). How do I know if probiotics are working?

A). By adding good bacteria to your digestive tract, thereby promoting proper balance and a healthy environment, resulting in better emotional, cognitive and physical health.

Q1465). What are the dangers of taking probiotics?

A). Various side effects of taking probiotics are temporary increase in gas, bloating, constipation and thirst.

Q1466). Do antibiotics weaken you?

A). Yes, they may weaken the body’s immune system ability to fight of the bugs.

Q1467). Does penicillin clean out your system?

A). Penicillin will be out of your system after your last dose in about 7.7 hours. Penicillin has an elimination half-life of approximately 1.4 hours or less.

Q1468). What happens if antibiotics don’t work?

A). Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria can no longer be controlled or killed by certain antibiotics. It may lead to death in certain cases.

Q1469). Do antibiotics continue to work after course is finished?

A). No. Antibiotics continue to work for as long as they are taken providing the germs being treated remain sensitive to the drug.

Q1470). Can I overdose on probiotics?

A). No, the common side effects of too many probiotics can lead to bloating, gas and nausea, but overdose to a point may cause death.

Q1471). Is it OK to take a probiotic every day?

A). Take only one dose per day as it may cause loose stools.

Q1472). Can you drink tea while on antibiotics?

A). Drinking green tea at the same time as taking the antibiotics appeared to increase the action of the antibiotics and reduce drug resistance in bacteria.

Q1473). Do eggs contain antibiotics?

A). No

Q1474). Which antibiotic cannot be taken with milk and why?

A). The classic family of antibiotics that cannot be taken with milk are the tetracycline, because the calcium in the milk binds the antibiotic and prevents gut absorption.

Q1475). Can you eat chocolate while taking antibiotics?

A).The milk in caffeinated drinks also weakens the absorption of antibiotics, making your body less effective in fighting off infections.

Q1476). What is the best antidepressant for weight loss?

A). Bupropion is the only antidepressant associated with modest long-term weight loss but only among nonsmokers.

Q1477). Can gas make you weigh more?

A). Gas can make you feel like you gained weight and make your stomach look and feel distended but since gas is just air, it does not contain any actual mass.

Q1478). How can I reverse the side effects of antibiotics?

A). Take the entire prescribed antibiotic, abstain from alcohol, take probiotic and consult your doctor.

Q1479). Do antibiotics make you lose your appetite?

A).Certain medications, such as some antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs can cause loss of appetite and nausea.

Q1480). How do you reverse weight gain from antipsychotics?

A). Recommend metformin 250 mg 3 times a day, along with lifestyle modifications, for weight loss and decrease insulin resistance in patients who gain more than 10% of their pretreatment body weight on antipsychotic medications.

Q1481). Which antidepressants cause the most weight gain?

A). The antidepressants most likely to cause weight gain include amitriptyline, mirtazapine, paroxetine, escitalopram, sertraline, duloxetine, and citalopram.

Q1482). What is considered rapid weight gain?

A). Rapid weight gain or swelling in particular areas of the body can be due to fluid retention and may be a sign of heart failure.

Q1483). How can I prevent weight gain from medication?

A). Choose low-calorie foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, eat fiber-rich and slow-to-digest complex carbohydrates, and drink lots of water.

Q1484). Why do I fart after taking probiotics?

A). Probiotics are supplements contains healthy bacteria that is found in a person’s digestive tract which helps to break down food, and can even hydrogen gas that is produced during digestion.

Q1485). Can probiotics damage your heart?

A). No, instead it helps lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides, thereby reducing the risk of heart diseases.

Q1486). Is apple cider vinegar a probiotic?

A). No, although it contains beneficial gut bacteria, it is not a probiotic.

Q1487). Can antibiotics kill a virus?

A). No, antibiotics cannot kill viruses because bacteria and viruses have different mechanisms and machinery to survive and replicate.

Q1488). What happens if you take antibiotics without food?

A). It will not get properly absorbed and will not work well.

Q1489). How much water does it take to dilute a drug test?

A). Half a gallon to full gallon depending on person to person.

Q1490. How long do drugs stay in your system?

A). Some drugs may stay for few days after the last dose like opioids e.g.: heroine can stay for 2-3 days after the last use.

Q1491). Can vitamin B12 cause a false positive on a drug test?

A). Yes, vitamin B12 supplements have hemp seed in them which causes drug test positive.

Q1492). What is the first sign of sepsis?

A).The first signs may include rapid breathing and confusion. Other common warning signs include fever, chills and very low body temperature.

Q1493). What is the strongest antibiotic?

A). Vancomycin is one of the only drugs effective against scary skin infection and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Q1494). How strong is antibiotic resistance?

A). Antibiotic resistance leads to difficulty n treating the infections which my progress to higher medical costs, prolonged hospital stays, and increased mortality.

Q1495). How does antibiotic resistance develops?

A). Bacterial genes mutate rapidly in millions of different combinations. Every time, they get the right combination that helps them adapt to an environmental change like the presence of an antibiotic.

Q1496). How long before antibiotics work on an infected teeth?

A). 7-10 days

Q1497). Should I stop antibiotics if I have side effects?

A).You should never stop taking an antibiotic without first talking with your doctor.

Q1498). Is 5 days of antibiotics enough?

A).Community acquired pneumonia only requires five days of antibiotics, if the patient is clinically stable it is prescribed for three days only.

Q1499). Is Penicillin a strong antibiotic?

A). Yes, Penicillin V is considered a narrow-spectrum antibiotic because it is mainly effective against gram-positive aerobic organisms such as: Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Q1500). What should you not take with penicillin?

A). Cephalosporin, fluoroquinolones, macrolides, aminoglycosides and antimycobacterials.



































































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