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Old 10-11-2003, 02:01 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Strong Gag Reflex Keeping Me From Healthy Teeth

I have a strong gag reflex and ecverytime i try to brush my back teeeth my face turns redd and i throw up?! I Can't Even Floss, I have never had braces and i PERFECTLY straight teeth but im afraid ill have none in the long run! Does Anyone Else have this problem.

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Old 10-11-2003, 03:40 PM   #2
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Have you tried buying a smaller toothbrush? I think you need to consider using a flouride rinse like ACT as well. make sure you continue to take slow deep breaths as you try to brush and start with the toothbrush on the outside of your teeth near your cheeck.

Good luck

Old 10-11-2003, 05:10 PM   #3
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Ask your dentist to order you some spray topical anesthetic to use when you brush your teeth. It works.

Old 10-12-2003, 11:20 AM   #4
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Kool, thx ppl i'll try those because i dont want yellow rotten teeth

Old 10-12-2003, 11:51 AM   #5
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My wife has the same problem but hers started after she gave birth. She can't explain it and she won't even let me look at her when she brushes.
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