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I am a 28 year old female who has hypothyroidism and PCOD. The conditions are well under control. However, I have been noticing plaque on my teeth in the past few weeks. I brush twice a day and I don't understand why I've got the bacterial-food film. Now, there are two questions I want to ask. 1- Is the plaque due to thyroid or the medications I am taking. 2- Is teeth cleaning/ scaling now the option for me? HELP!
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Dr. Puja Bansal
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Hello, plaque on tooth surface could be because of not drinking enough water or not maintaining proper brushing technique. It is not due to thyroid or the medications. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. brush twice a day,floss regularly and rinse after every meal.
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Dr. Suman Makam
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Hello, Mam,get your cleaning done at regular 6 month intervals and follow a proper brushing technique supplimented with flossing.You should be fine. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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Dr. Vinod Khanna
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Plaque deposition is nowhere related to your medications. Its the technique of tooth bruahing which is more important.
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Consult a dentist. Tooth cleaning and polishing may be required for you.
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Nothing to worry. Its very common.
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Dr. Shruti Joshi
Dentist 17 yrs exp Thane
Hi. There is no relation between plaque & hypothyroidism & PCOD or the medicines. .The only solution to get rid of plaque is to get a six monthly to yearly cleaning done from the dentist for healthy gums.
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