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I have a mild gum recession in the molars. Is this something to worry about?

Query: Hi doctor, I do not have any problems with teeth, and tooth sensitivity is not something I suffer from, but my molars have a little gum recession. It may be because of my wisdom teeth which I took out a couple of years ago. Do I have anything to worry about this mild recession? I brush with an elec...  Read Full »

Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is a recession problem, and if this is not taken seriously, it can result in tooth and bone loss. I advise you; 1. Stop electric brush if you are not handicapped and if you ...  Read Full »

Will the use of an electric toothbrush and anticavity mouth rinse avoid caries formation?

Query: Hi doctor,I was wondering if it is possible to consult with you about dental care. My husband and I did not go to a dentist since COVID hit, and I am wondering if, besides flossing and brushing our teeth, there are other things we can do to make sure our oral health is covered.We use a regular tooth...  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query, am very happy to help you in every possible way. It would be very helpful if I would have seen the current oral hygiene status of your and your husband. Kindly upload an image keeping your mouth open, making sure the teeth are visible. I...  Read Full »

My tongue seems to be pale and raised on the sides. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I decided to look at my tongue a couple of days ago, and it seems to be pale or raised on the sides. I am not sure if this is normal or if it is something to be concerned about. I accidentally bite my cheeks and tongue while I am trying to sleep (I sleep on my sides with my arm pressi...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am wondering where to start at first. So let us talk about your oral hygiene. Maintain oral hygiene properly, and I think you are using a hard bristles toothbrush. An electric toothbrush is not well to develop oral hygiene properly. 1. Do not get...  Read Full »

Is it safe to use electric toothbrush than manual toothbrush?

Query: Hello doctor, My question is that some days ago, I changed my brush from regular brush to electronic toothbrush. It vibrates and clean teeth. Is it safe for my tooth? Can it harm my tooth if I use it for a long time? Which one is better? Traditional toothbrush or this type of electronic toothbrush?  Read Full »

Dr. Tooba Qazi

Answer: Hey, Welcome to icliniq.com. You did a good job. Buying an electronic toothbrush. It is more useful than a manual one in the following ways. It removes plaque from teeth in a better way with its vibratory motion. You do not have to be cautious about your motion techniques of brushing anymore. It c...  Read Full »

Will using electric toothbrush make teeth even looser?

Query: Hey doctor,I have bought an electric toothbrush because a dental hygienist said he would recommend it as I have gum disease. The bleeding has stopped tremendously after regular brushing and help from the dental hygiene. My question is, because I have a few loose teeth at the bottom, will using an el...  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it will because it does not have the same control as your hand will do. Not till you keep it as controlled as possible but it is a mechanical device. It can make your teeth more mobile if the tooth mobility is more than grade one (that means you have a slightly loo...  Read Full »

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