Oral Hygiene Maintenance

Maintaining your teeth and supporting structures is crucial, as you need them to chew, which is the first step of digestion. Some tips for maintaining your oral hygiene are brush your teeth twice daily, floss every day, always clean your tongue, use mouthwash, and prefer using a fluoridated toothpaste.

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Why am I having bad breath even after brushing my teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have issues with my breath even after washing my teeth.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurav Pandey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a number of things that can cause bad breath. It is usually the result of poor oral hygiene. You can try these things to improve your oral hygiene. Avoid foods and beverages that cause bad breath, eat more fruits and vegetables, take sufficient amount of wa...  Read Full »

Had an extraction and bone graft was placed over it. Is there any chance for dry socket?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an extraction of a molar in the morning, and a bone graft was placed over it. My surgeon placed a collagen plug over it to make the graft to stay in place. Can I have a blood clot below it? I am afraid of getting a dry socket. Last time, I had a dry socket, when I had a wisdom toot...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurav Pandey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, remove your fear present in your mind. A bone graft present with membrane prevents dry socket formation, and it makes a better environment to have socket healing. Bone graft is not fully utilized in the socket, as it a foreign material. Some amount of graft is re...  Read Full »

How to treat dry socket effectively?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an extraction of 6, 7, 8 and 9 yesterday. When I got an excruciating pain at night, I went back to the dentist, and the doctor told me that I have a dry socket in 6 and 7. So she placed a pack over it. But less than eight hours, the pack came out, and I started to have pain again. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurav Pandey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a dry socket in 6 and 7. It takes time to have good healing. In case of dry socket, socket dressing is an effective treatment. It helps to have fast healing, prevent sockets from having food debris, and it relieves pain. This is the best treatment followed to t...  Read Full »

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