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can I whiten my teeth with baking soda

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Bleaching teeth: Baking soda is an abrasive, so it doesn't really whiten teeth, rather, it can remove some superficial stains like coffee, tea, smoking etc.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Baking soda is another household remedy not only to whiten laundry but use to scrub teeth as well.
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Dr. Mazin Kizy
22 years experience Dentistry
Be carefull: Baking soda is abrasive so be carefull. I wouldn't use it, but if you want to, make sure you don't brush too hard and make sure you use a soft toothb ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
39 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Baking soda will scrub away surface stains but it won't whiten your teeth.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Sort of: Baking soda 'whitens' teeth slightly by scrubbing off superficial stains. But. Baking soda has no 'bleaching' (chemical activity) possibility! try 'c ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Capista
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
No: No baking soda can be used to clean teeth and it may remove some stains but the best way to whiten teeth is with products that use whitening gels that ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Baking Soda: Baking soda will not whiten your teeth. It is an abrasive, like sandpaper, and it will remove superficial stains from the surfaces of your teeth, but ... Read More
A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
Yes: There are whitening products safe for teenagers that can be dispensed by your dentist. Check with your dentist
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: Does not have the same effect.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Baking soda will not whiten your teeth. All it will do is clean off the surface debris making your teeth appear whiter.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Whiten teeth: Please see a dentist to get your teeth whitend up and you will also be taught how to keep your lovely teeth sparkling!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Takes time.: Use the tooth paste for that.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Several options: You can mix with toothpaste, brush directly with it, or research the various premade toothpastes released by arm and hammer, the major supplier of ba ... Read More

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