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by Veruska
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Home Remedies & Treatments
Topic: Strawberries whiten stained teeth
Replies: 0
Views: 6418

Strawberries whiten stained teeth

Crush a few fresh strawberries into a scrubbing pulp that you mix with a pinch of stain-removing baking soda and enough water to make a paste. Apply the mixture to a soft-bristled toothbrush and polish for a few minutes once every 3 or 4 months. More often can erode tooth enamel. The astringent mali...
by Veruska
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Home Remedies & Treatments
Topic: Coconut Oil
Replies: 12
Views: 12432

Re: Coconut Oil

Has anyone heard of "oil pulling"? It's the method of putting about a tablespoon of oil in one's mouth and swishing it around for fifteen to twenty minutes. People say it has health benefits from teeth whitening to improving gum health to even reducing nausea and improving one's mood. I'v...
by Veruska
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Health Guide
Topic: Why Can't You eat or drink before Surgery?
Replies: 1
Views: 4392

Re: Why Can't You eat or drink before Surgery?

Usually, before having a general anaesthetic, you won't be allowed anything to eat or drink. This is because when you're under anaesthetic, your body's reflexes are temporarily stopped. If your stomach has food and drink in it, there's a risk of vomiting, or regurgitation (bringing up food into your...
by Veruska
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: What if my braces come loose?
Replies: 0
Views: 6734

What if my braces come loose?

Braces that come undone can be more than just aggravating. The wires are sharp enough to get stuck in your sensitive cheeks, gum and mouth if they come free. Avoid getting poked by covering the pointed end with cotton, gauze or beeswax. Try not to pull on the wire to avoid further complications.
by Veruska
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: What to do if you have a fractured or broken tooth?
Replies: 0
Views: 6195

What to do if you have a fractured or broken tooth?

What to do if you have a fractured or broken tooth? First, check your tooth to assess the level of damage. Often, chipping or light cracking, which are typically minor and require minimal treatment, if any, can be confused with more serious tooth damage. But should you find that the crack looks deep...
by Veruska
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth
Replies: 0
Views: 6140

Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth 1. Brush After Drinking or Eating The best way to whiten your teeth naturally is to simply brush your teeth with an appropriate toothpaste after eating or drinking something. 2. Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide Use half water and half hydrogen peroxide, swish aro...
by Veruska
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Eye Pain Discussion
Topic: Antibiotics for Stye
Replies: 13
Views: 12925

Re: Antibiotics for Stye

This is the healing process for styes.

Use a warm compress
Clean your eyelid with mild soap and water
Use a warm tea bag
Take over-the-counter painkillers
Avoid using makeup and wearing contact lenses
Use antibiotic ointments
Massage the area to promote drainage
Get medical treatment from your doctor
by Veruska
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: Home Remedies for Tongue Bumps
Replies: 3
Views: 5790

Re: Home Remedies for Tongue Bumps

Apple cider vinegar will reduce any swollen bumps on tongue caused due to poor stomach health.
by Veruska
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: Pain in throat while swallowing?
Replies: 9
Views: 7944

Re: Pain in throat while swallowing?

Sore throats may be caused by a viral illness, such as the common cold, the most common type of viral infection. Infection of the voice box also called as laryngitis. Mononucleosis, mono "the kissing disease", a viral infection that tends to cause a persistent sore throat.
by Veruska
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Mouth, Jaw & Throat Pain Discussion
Topic: Bumps In Mouth
Replies: 1
Views: 4094

Re: Bumps In Mouth

Few treatments you can try at home on how to get rid of bumps in mouth. Rinse your mouth several times a day with a mixture of warm water, salt and baking soda. If you feel a little extra pain, dab the sore directly with some salt or baking soda and leave it on for a few minutes. This will desensiti...

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