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bicarbonate of soda to clean teeth

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: No, but not much good, either. Use a dentifrice with the american dental assn seal on the package. That way you'll know that the claims on the packa ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
You can: There are a variety of products, but i like the new sheer white strips. Great results with one use on most patients in 2 hours. Ps get your teeth c ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Ask your own dentist: I don't think that you should do anything on your own without the asking the dentist who personally treats you. Ask your parent to call or the ne ... Read More
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
There are some: Commercially available brands of baking soda toothpaste that are safe. That would be a better alternative than a home made remedy. Hope this helps.
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Not at any age: You should not use bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda to brush your teeth with at any age ever.. As these might ruin you teeth enamel from the hi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Dentist: They have better stuff. Worth the money.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
No and yes: The use of bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) to brush your teeth or to rinse your mouth are in fact good for your teeth enamel. Buffering acids that ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
23 years experience Dentistry
Abrasive? : It is abrasive, which is why it is often used in whitening toothpastes.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
No: Baking soda is a good thing to brush your teeth with but not particularly effective in whitening.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It has no value.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Also known as baking soda. Baking soda was commonly used by mixing with water and using it to brush your teeth. Dentists don't recommend using it this ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why?: It's not un-healthy... But why would you use it? There are many toothpastes out there with sodium bicarbonate - arm and hammer. Plus with a toothpaste ... Read More
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