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Does hydrogen peroxide damage tooth enamel?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
H2O2 CAUSES DAMAGE: Yes it does.
Answered on Dec 17, 2017
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna commented
56 years experience in Family Medicine
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EXCESS USE OF TEETH WHITENING PEROXIDE CAN BE HARMFUL TO YOUR TEETH.OVERUSE CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO TEETH ENAMEL AND THE TISSUES INSIDE YOUR MOUTH
Dec 19, 2014

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