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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
What R U allergic to: Your allergist needs to determine what component of toothpaste that you are allergic to. Is it fluoride? Sodium lauryl sulfate? Mint? You may hav ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
No: A true allergic reaction would start by causing you to get a red itchy rash. If it got worse it could go as far as making it hard to breathe. Swolle ... Read More
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Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Fluoride : Fluoride toothpaste is not an absolute necessity so long as you brush your teeth well. If you're allergic to fluoride, make sure your children aren't ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Keep in mouth: Was it just around your lips or did you spread it on your face? If you spread it on your face, it's more of an irritation. Toothpaste should only be ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Probably not: See if switching to toothpaste that does not have SLS makes any difference. Use pea-sized portion of fluoridated toothpaste. Dry lips can be from m ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Fluoride: Because Fluoride ingestion may lead to serious gastric upset as well as a host of effects like low calcium, high potassium, nausea, vomiting, increase ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See an allergist: People have reported some reactions to different brands and strengths of toothpastes. I have never heard of toothbrush allergies, but anything is pos ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. M Jones
Dr. M Jones answered
25 years experience Dentistry
More tests needed: Found naturally in caraway seed, dill, mandarin orange peel and spearmint leaves, carvone and its derivatives are used in a variety of different comme ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pearl
52 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is okay to use as long as it is not to abrasive and contains flouride.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Toothpaste: There people on the internet that do all sorts of stupid things, and they tell you they are OK, but a physical examination may prove that to be untrue ... Read More

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