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How to clean old retainers

I have been out of braces for about six years now, and stopped wearing my clear retainers about four years ago. I recently dug them up to straighten my teeth again, and saw that they are incredibly dried out and have some sort of white bacteria hardened on them in several spots. How do I go about cleaning them to where they are bacteria-free in general, and usable again?

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Retainer doesn’t fit

I received a clear retainer today for my teeth after getting my braces removed. I have a permanent retainer glued to my bottom teeth. The clear retainer for my top teeth don’t go to my gums and does not touch the roof of my mouth, and when I took it out to eat after a whole day, my teeth in the front touch again on one side, when they didn’t before I got my braces removed. Should I call my orthodontist for a new one?

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Root canal or extraction?

One of my molars top left was sensitive due to a hairline crack 5 yrs ago so dentist suggested a crown to be put over. Got a Zirconia crown and all was ok until this past week. The tooth had no root canal then. Just the crown Saturday, while chewing on some fries in that area of the mouth, I felt a bit of an ache momentarily but it went away quickly. Then on Sunday whilst flossing, the crown popped out. Picked it up and saw it had 2 holes on the surface where I chew on. I went to a...

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I want to know if I have gum disease

I went to my dentist in June and he said that I am most likely experiencing hormonal changes. I have had bleeding between my two front teeth, gum pain, but the pain is mostly on my bottom gum. I haven't had bleeding gums recently if I don't brush hard. But why does my bottom gum hurt most of the time? I just want to get rid of the pain. It's probably a 7/10.

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Fear of Pericoronitis

Hi I keep getting bits of food down the gap on the side of my wisdom tooth I whent to the dentist yesterday and she just prescribed me some antibiotics I did ask her if she was going to take my wisdom tooth out and she said no. Just to use salt water to wash my mouth out with. How long should I use it for. I have been using it but it’s not getting all the food particles now I’m worried that if I can’t get them all that I will keep getting infections and get a serious one and will have to...

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