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A 41-year-old member asked:

Do you think it could be safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) face wash to clean my teeth?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Why ?: Toothpaste is made for cleaning teeth. Most of the face washes will clearly state "for external use only". Your teeth and gingival tissues are not considered external.

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Last updated Jun 22, 2013

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