A 37-year-old male asked:
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is toothpaste is prohibited for g6pd deficient, if yes what other alternatives to use?

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Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
Anything,: Lack of the g6pd enzyme in ur body does not mean u can not use any toothpaste, unless u show reactions to the ingrediens which require that glucose-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme for metabolization, & that only if u have the habit of eating your toothpaste routinely. ! :-) kidding aside, the research has shown that brushing efficacy has no relationship to type, or even use of any toorhpaste!
Answered on Mar 20, 2019
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
You can brush well and effectively without any toothpaste.
Sep 18, 2013

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