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how often can you use baking soda on your teeth

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Alper
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Baking soda is safe. But baking soda alone contains no fluoride, so there is no point in brushing with pure baking soda. Fluoride toothpaste will ... Read More
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Dr. James Beck
10 years experience Dentistry
Why?: There a plenty of high quality ada approved Fluoride toothpastes on the market, so there is no need to use baking soda to brush your teeth. Baking so ... Read More
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Baking Soda?: While safe to rinse with to neutralize acid in your mouth, the baking soda should not be used to brush your teeth. It works as an abrasive, much like ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Can't really hurt: proper brushing and seeing a dentist are the best treatment for caring of the teeth. Baking soda can help, but brushing properly and not too quickly, ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience Dentistry
Don't use it: Straight baking soda might be more abrasive for your teeth than you think. How does it get teeth white, by actually abrading away tooth structure. T ... Read More
Dr. Michael Montgomery
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but....: Baking soda can be used instead of toothpaste to clean teeth. It can do almost as much for as toothpaste. The best way to make sure your teeth are c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well the problem: With straight baking soda is that is abrasive. So, if you used it often it could erode your enamel. Many toothpastes already contain bits of baking so ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
For what?: What were you trying to do with baking soda? It can be abrasive and irritating to your mouth. A dentist can evaluate whatever your concern is and gi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
For what reason ?: To whiten your teeth? Forget it. Baking soda does not whiten your teeth, it may get them clean, but it does not remove stains which have been absorbed ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Works Slightly Maybe: Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate & has been used for hundreds of years as a toothpaste. It is mildly abrasive (in contrast to some whitening toothpas ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Abrasive: Using baking soda every day may prove to be too abrasive for your teeth, resulting in premature weakening of the enamel and yellowing as the enamel be ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It has been used as a dentifrice for years. Caution with any abrasive and excess scrubbing but it should be fine to use to remove extrinsic stain. It ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Not very effective: Baking soda has no real bleaching effect on your teeth. If can be a mild abrasive for removing stain, similar to tooth paste. Some time used with hy ... Read More
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