A 42-year-old member asked:
what harm occurs when someone ingests a small amount of toothpaste?
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
None: Nothing will happen.
Dentistry 45 years experience
Normally none: Small amount should not really cause a problem. If you get sick, though, i would call my dr. Immediately.
Cosmetic Dentistry 33 years experience
None: A small amount of toothpaste ingested will not cause harm.
Orthodontics 53 years experience
None: If toothpaste was not investable the FDA would have made sure it was pulled from the market. You would have to ingest about a bathtub full in one day to cause harm.
Last updated Dec 19, 2017
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