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What is the best way to control bacteria in the mouth after brushing and flossing?

A: Dont drink out of the toilet mouthwash that you can buy from stores You want a mouthwash that kills bacteria. I know that''s what Listerine is supposed to do, but I''m not sure it works. What I use that my dentist tells me is working is a tea tree oil mouthwash. I have to buy it at the health food store, but it''s great. listerine mouthwash, Crest Pro-health is better than Listerine. mouthwash - like listerine should help as well. Also rinsing with water if you can''t brush after you eat during the day. peroxide water rinse or listerine All Of


does chewing leaves remove bacteria in the mouth?

A: No. However saliva does help kill some of the bad bacteria. Increasing saliva by thinking of food, chewing, or smelling something yummy can increase saliva production - thus indirectly killing (but not removing) the bacteria. '' Dental Instructor...

What Causes a Bile Taste in the mouth?

A: the common causes of a bile taste in the mouth include bile reflux disease, dysgeusia, and various liver disorders. Bile is a greenish-yellow fluid that is produced in a person`s liver to help break down fats inside food. If a person experiences an unpleasant taste of bile in his or her mouth, there are several reasons why this might occur, most of which involve problems in the stomach or liver.. One common cause of a bile taste in the mouth is something called bile reflux disease. It is similar to acid reflux in that it causes acid to flow up the esophagus and into


Can you get gonorrhea in the mouth?

A: Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria,(Neisseria Gonorrhoeae). It is the most frequently transmitted sexualually transmitted infection of the mouth, vagina, anus. Gonorrhea has a short incubation period of two to ten days. About 60% or woman have NO symptoms. Oral sex may lead to Gonococcal Pharyngitis, causing soreness in the throat..But again, most do not have symptoms. This particular form of gonorrhea is treated with Mycin drugs vs Cillins, due to the sensitivity to the drugs...This must be treated with antibiotics...Remember that the treatment does not protect you...

What causes canker sores in the mouth?

A: the cause of canker sores is not properly understood, but are thought to be formed intially as an overreaction of the immune system: ''Canker sores form when a person''s immune system becomes mobilized by the detection of what it interprets to be foreign molecules. This activation triggers an assault upon these molecules by lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell); somewhat similar as when a person''s immune system attacks a transplanted organ. the carnage created by this attack results in the formation of ulceration. It is these ulcerations that are termed canker sores.'' they are often...


What Could Be the Cause Of Excess Saliva In the mouth?

A: Almost any problem in the mouth, from dental decay to ulcers to tonsillitis can increase the amount of saliva produced. Another big stimulus to saliva production is our brains. We only have to think about or smell food to get the juices flowing. Other psychological factors which affect our brain, from anxiety to excitement, can alter the flow of saliva.   However, increased saliva production is usually temporary and rarely causes difficulties. We make and swallow up to two litres of saliva every day, but barely notice its passing! Making more saliva doesn''t make much difference unless


What can be done to kill bacteria in your mouth?

A: What sort of bacteria are you referring to ... pathogenic bacteria (ones causing an infection) or the normal flora (bacteria that normally live in your mouth)....


My nose was congested and I breathe through my mouth, and I threw away trash at this dumpster, it''s filled with rotten meat, stinky garbage, etc, so I breathe through my mouth and then realize it smelled so bad, is it harmful, maybe bacteria in the air?

A: Do not be alarmed for the human mouth is already one of the dirtiest places on the human body. the garbage in the dumpster was worried what they would come in contact with from the human mouth. Mr Bill...

has anyone heard of bacteria in the heart?

A: I actually have heard of this and it is very common when you have MVP or mitral valve prolapse. This happens when the flap which closes the mitral valve within the heart too long to completely close and there is a regurgitation or back flow of blood into the chamber.   I gave a very simple answer of the MVP problem, a Doctor can give a more detailed description but this is basically it for us who are not Doctors! When you have MVP, it is diagnosed by a Doctor who can hear a murmur in your heart. the sound of a MVP is kind of like a ''swooshing'' sound the Dr. can...

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