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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
The safest bleaching: Is in a dental office. The dentist can evaluate what percentage you can take to prevent adverse reaction to the bleaching agent. He/she will check f ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes and no: If you are using a dentist supplied hydrogen or carbomide peroxide gel then it is safe, if used as directed. If you try hydrogen peroxide liquid so ... Read More
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Dr. Kenny Abedini
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes, by a dentist: Hydrogen peroxide is one type of professional whitening material that dentist use. It is very strong and should be applied by a dentist.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There should be no concern to your baby from the topical application of Hydrogen peroxide. I would make sure the cut is not infected though, keep it ... Read More
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But use it half strength. It is not the best cleanser for wounds, though. A mild dilute soap is fine.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not too frequent: Benzoyl peroxide is a common ingredient in acne products. Hydrogen peroxide could be use in a pinch. I use hydrogen peroxide to clean wounds in the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
24 years experience Dentistry
Ask yourself...: Out of all the hundreds of toothpastes out there, have you ever found one that is mixed with hydrogen peroxide? There is maybe one or two. Research d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Yes, but poor choice: Neosporin has Bacitracin and neomycin in it.; many people are allergic to both of those products. Peroxide is good for cleaning wounds and killing ba ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: 4% hydrogen peroxide is safe for vaginal use.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hydrogen peroxide: Is not safe to use on your skin everyday. It will severely dry out your skin, and will prevent healing of any damaged tissue. You are right about the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Only from a DDS: Peroxide can injure your gums. Only the medical grade bleaching from your dentist is safe.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Levin
27 years experience Periodontics
Not really: It's a good treatment for acute infections. Long term, there is risk of oral lesions, carcinogenesis and bleaching soft tissues which could mask the r ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Doesn't work: If otc 3% hydrogen peroxide were effective in whitening teeth, there would be absolutely no need for crest whitening strips, or any other products, bo ... Read More
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