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Meat and milk with removable orthodontics

Is a person required to have different removable orthodontics (e.g. retainer, active plate etc.) for consuming meat and dairy?
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Do dentures, denture cleaning tablets need to be Kosher for Passover? [closed]

In the spirit of the Pre-Pesach holiday, I thought I might ask a question on Pesach Halachot... I have a denture which has been cleaned with a standard denture cleaner. The cleaner is a tablet that ...
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According to the Halacha, can I pray before brushing my teeth?

If I were at someone's house or with a large group of people where there is only one bathroom, can I pray Shahrit before brushing my teeth? I do not know where the quote is, but I know we are not ...
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Healthy teeth by kiddush levana

R' Menachem Mendel Schneerson, z"l would write to people that a segula for healthy teeth is connected to kiddush Levana Does anyone know the source of such a concept? Side point: many times by ...
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How do you kasher your teeth?

A Pesach preparation guide tells me to kasher my teeth on Erev Pesach. How on earth does one do this?
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Brush teeth on a Ta'anis

I find it difficult to go a day without brushing my teeth. Is it okay to brush my teeth on a Ta'anis (fast day)? I imagine it's forbidden on Yom Kippur, but what about the other fasts?
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Is there anything wrong with the tooth fairy?

Can a parent pretend to be the tooth fairy? By which I mean is a parent allowed to tell a child to put a lost tooth under their pillow and then at night when the child is sleeping switch the tooth for ...
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Does one need a new toothbrush for Pesach or can he scrub his current toothbrush in Listerine?

Must one necessarily use a new toothbrush for Pesach on can he soak the toothbrush and scrub it in Listerine? AFAIK, Listerine is KP, based on what I saw fairly recently, on I think, Star-K site. ...
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Brushing teeth on Yom Tov with a dry toothbrush

According to Kosher Innovations hilchos shabbos presents four obstacles* to brushing teeth: Sechitah: Squeezing liquid out of a solid in which it was absorbed is prohibited on Shabbos. When wet, ...
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Does flavored dental floss need a hechsher?

You can find flavored dental floss these days usually in the flavor of mint. Is there anything to worry about or is it no worse than mint mouthwash? If not, doesn't the gemarah in berachot 6th perek ...