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can i use baking powder instead of soda

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: Does not have the same effect.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Both ineffective: Leave the baking ingredients in the kitchen. They really don't work very well. Waste of time and money. Best solution is have your Dentist professi ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Nope: Neither will really whiten your teeth. Baking soda is abrasive and may remove some surface stains, but it does not really whiten your teeth. Excessive ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
It will be messy: Baking powder contains baking soda and cream of tartar, which is a very fine powder. So it will make a kind of goo that might help a little but also ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
You may certainly : Use baking soda, but don't expect significant (or any) obvious whitening. You should consult w your dentist to have teeth professionally bleached if y ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: NO- nonsense
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: None will work.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
N/V s/p baking powde: Baking powder is just baking soda plus corn/potato starch or aluminum of calcium salt, so unless you have an allergy to starch no issue . The issue ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Foot odor: Here's a better one - wash with antibacterial soap and see your podiatrist for help with your shoes . I have some great things to help with that in m ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Different things: Baking soda and baking powder are different. Baking powder is only about one third baking soda and two thirds other chemicals. There are more effec ... Read More

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