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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Category C drug: Saccharin when used as a sweetener on a regular basis in pregnancy is classified as a category c drug. This means no human problems during fetal expos ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: If you are not swallowing your toothpaste, there is no need to change habits, unless your dentist has a specific recommendation.
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Dr. Alvin Schuster
41 years experience Dentistry
No: Use ada approved paste.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Re: Toothpastes: There is not enough research to show if tooth whitening products are safe or not during pregnancy, so as a precaution it would be wise to avoid them.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Not at all: there is no accuracy in theses tests.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Homemade Tests: Don't bother. Buy a genuine test at the pharmacy. You do want to know if you're pregnant, right?
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not at all: With homemade pregnancy tests, you get what you pay for. Splurge a little to get a medically approved one so you can be fairly sure the results are a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Toothpaste ?: Toothpaste is formulated to clean your teeth, not to confirm pregnancy. You'll have to visit your local pharmacy and buy a pregnancy kit.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Triclosan: Triclosan is an antibiotic used in some toothpastes. Discuss all medications, including OTC toothpastes, with your Obstetrician. That said, unless y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Category C drug: Saccharin when used as a sweetener on a regular basis in pregnancy is classified as a category c drug. This means no human problems during fetal expos ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
YES: I see no issues with using the proenamel as 99% of all toothpaste stays in the mouth. If you are concerned just brush with plain water as it is the ac ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fine : You may use any brand of toothpaste that you like.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: Someone has sold you a bill of goods, is pulling your legs or you have not thought this through. No. These are false myths with absolutely no truth t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Don't: Toothpaste is safe. Otc dietary supplements are not regulated, and may or may not be safe to use during pregnancy. Talk to your obgyn about suppleme ... Read More
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