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i have a little discolouration on the lower jaw front tooth. it is some kind of plaque formation on it. what needs to be done to prevent it? what kind of toothpaste to be used to avoid any such problem in future?

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.

Discolouration on teeth along with plaque/tartar formation ideally is to be removed by a procedure called scaling and polishing(Cleaning).

These stains are almost impossible to remove on your own, with a tooth brush and paste. Therefore dental intervention is...

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Sir,i am 44 and my dentist has told me that your gums are receeding due to plaque/tarter in past(It has been partly removed now). I have very sensitive teeth and one or two of my teeth are loose and bleeding sometimes.It is very difficult to chew some times. is it possible to revive my receeded gums? how to stop my teeth from bleeding , any medicine/remedy/procedure?

doctor1 MD

Hello and welocme to HCM
Your history suggests that you have dual problem of plaque and gingival problem (gum problem).
The loosening of teeth is due to gum problem.

Receeding of gums takes place due wrong brushing technique. The gums become inflamed and bleed easily.
Minimal trauma causes injury...

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Sir,i am 44 and my dentist has told me that your gums are receeding due to plaque/tarter in past(It has been partly removed now). I have very sensitive teeth and one or two of my teeth are loose and bleeding sometimes.It is very difficult to chew some times. is it possible to revive my receeded gums? how to stop my teeth from bleeding , any medicine/remedy/procedure?

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i have a little discolouration on the lower jaw front tooth. it is some kind of plaque formation on it. what needs to be done to prevent it? what kind of toothpaste to be used to avoid any such problem in future?

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