Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

baking soda cocaine

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Leavening: Leavening in baking. Absorbs odors. Mild cleaning agent. A not very effective dentifrice.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No : That is a myth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Not surprising, as baking soda is not a drug that people abuse recreationally. However, eating a lot of baking soda (as an antacid, say) is not good ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not as treatment: Muscular men tend to have high creatinine and with today's laboratory fads tend to become instant kidney patients. If your creatinine is up because of ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Loading up on baking soda actually has the potential ot cause some health problems.
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste od ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Together, yes: Citric acid breaks down tooth enamel, and baking soda is abrasive. Terrible combination. You'll be doing more harm than good. If you are trying to whi ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
No: No.
2
2 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Does not have the same effect.
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joaquin Siles
46 years experience in Prosthodontics
Whitening: Whitening?Very little to nothing.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Neither: Waste of time and money. Talk to your Dentist about professional cleaning followed by professional whitening. If home brewed remedies worked, Simone ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
YES: Baking soda is another household remedy not only to whiten laundry but use to scrub teeth as well.
1
1 thank
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience in Dentistry
Not really: Baking soda is a little abrasive but so is toothpaste. They both can aid in cleaning but the physical mechanical motion is the most important and the ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It is fine to use those ingredients when cooking during pregnancy. They will cause no problems for you or your baby. If you don't use them your cake ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Brushing your teeth with baking soda and water twice a day for 2 weeks will whiten the color of the teeth. Brush for at least 2 minutes and make sure ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
No: This would not lighten the skin coloration in the area.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Abrasive/superficial: Baking soda is an abrasive that can over wear enamel over time, making it thinner and yellower (2nd layer of tooth under enamel is yellow). Milk and ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Nope: The acid in the lemon will soften the enamel and the baking soda (which is abrasive) will then wear it away. Why not just use dental whitening product ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience in Bariatrics
No: No.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: no The abrasive nature of the powder is not effective in a mouthwash!
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
22 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Any toothpaste can irritate the gums baking soda in te mouth has an increase abrasive products.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: NO- nonsense
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not good: Not good. Proof here: https://www.futurederm.com/why-you-absolutely-should-not-use-baking-soda-as-an-exfoliator/
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
No: Just be sure to rinse out thoroughly. Remember that you are not getting Fluoride unless using toothpaste with it in it or rinsing with a Fluoride rins ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
Unlimited visits
$10/month