U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 30-year-old member asked:

Ways to get rid of peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) teeth staining?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 36 years experience
Dental cleaning: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a great "tool" for periodontal (gum) maintenence, but the stains can be unsightly. Have a thorough dental cleaning done-the polishing paste dental offices use comes in varying grades of abrasiveness and your doc/hygienist can choose one that will remove the staining.
Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dentistry 30 years experience
Frequent brushing: Frequent toothbrushing and more visits to the dentist for professional attempts of removal of stains.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
40 years experience
Prophy: Stain from Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is only on the surface of your teeth. It can easily be removed by a dental hygienist.
Last updated Jan 15, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.