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Doctor insights on: Allergic To Toothpaste Symptoms

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I am allergic to most toothpastes like colgate and crest. What toothpaste is good for people who are allergic?

I am allergic to most toothpastes like colgate and crest. What toothpaste is good for people who are allergic?

Baking soda: Try baking soda
also you need to check with an allergist to see what are you specifically allergic too. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your glands to swell if allergic to toothpaste?

Is it possible for your glands to swell if allergic to toothpaste?

No: A true allergic reaction would start by causing you to get a red itchy rash. If it got worse it could go as far as making it hard to breathe. Swollen glands come from an infectious process. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction using sensodyne toothpaste. What is a good alternative?

Allergic reaction using sensodyne toothpaste. What is a good alternative?

Discuss options: It's difficult to recommend an alternative. Most desensitizing toothpastes have multiple ingredients & most are common to all. You can't be sure which specific ingredient you are allergic to. What was your reaction & how do you know it's the toothpaste? Tom's of maine and mi paste might be alternatives, but discuss with your own dentist as to need and options. ...Read more

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Is using toothpaste with fluoride absolutely necessary? I am allergic to fluoride and use a fluoride-free toothpaste. Is this alright for my children to use as well, or should they stick to using fluoride toothpaste up to a certain age? .

Is using toothpaste with fluoride absolutely necessary? I am allergic to fluoride and use a fluoride-free toothpaste. Is this alright for my children to use as well, or should they stick to using fluoride toothpaste up to a certain age? .

No: Using a toothpaste containing Fluoride is not absolutely necessary, but you need to be more careful about having good oral hygeine and healthy diet low in sticky, high charbohydrate foods and acidy drinks. Soda, fruit rollups and similar products should be avioded. Only about 1% or less of the population has a true Fluoride allergy. ...Read more

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Toothpaste made my face red and burnt! Could this be an allergic reaction?

Toothpaste made my face red and burnt! Could this be an allergic reaction?

Keep in mouth: Was it just around your lips or did you spread it on your face? If you spread it on your face, it's more of an irritation. Toothpaste should only be used in your mouth and not on your face. ...Read more

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My son has a very dry lips but I'm sure he is not dehydrated. Could it be because of the SLS from his toothpaste that he might be allergic from?

My son has a very dry lips but I'm sure he is not dehydrated. Could it be because of the SLS from his toothpaste that he might be allergic from?

Test it: The easiest way is to change to natural tooth pastes without sls. That will be a great test. Monitor to see if you notice anything different. ...Read more

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My 25lb 2 year old swallowed 1/4 tube of. 25% fluoride toothpaste. Other than giving milk and watching for GI symptoms, is there anything I should do?

My 25lb 2 year old swallowed 1/4 tube of. 25% fluoride toothpaste. Other than giving milk and watching for GI symptoms, is there anything I should do?

Poison Control: With any ingestion, I often call the poison control center in las vegas. They are staffed by very well trained individuals who have access to a computer system which usually can identify all the ingredients which are in the substance ingested. As a patient, you can call your local poison control center yourself. Poison control centers are one of the best investments of your taxpayer dollars! ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever I brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash.?

Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever I brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash.?

See an allergist: People have reported some reactions to different brands and strengths of toothpastes. I have never heard of toothbrush allergies, but anything is possible. Try brushing without the toothpaste to help determine if there is a reaction. Also, try placing some toothpaste on your tongue or brushing with your finger to see about the toothbrush allergy. Any other allergic reactions to other things? ...Read more

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Today dental patch test revealed a extreme allergic reaction to carvone. What sort of tooth paste and mouthwash can I use now? Can find zero results

Today dental patch test revealed a extreme allergic reaction to carvone. What sort of tooth paste and mouthwash can I use now? Can find zero results

More tests needed: Found naturally in caraway seed, dill, mandarin orange peel and spearmint leaves, carvone and its derivatives are used in a variety of different commercial applications. I would want to know about your sensitivity to the natural compound versus the synthetic laboratory-made. I would recommend further testing with an allergist. Baking soda as toothpaste with water rinse...Can you eat mint leaves? ...Read more

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I use the toothpaste with calcium and minerals formula is it s right toothpaste?

I use the toothpaste with calcium and minerals formula is it s right toothpaste?

Yes: It is okay to use as long as it is not to abrasive and contains flouride. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

Toothpaste: All toothpastes are just flavored soap and sand. Use the one that you like the best. The only difference is that some people are sensitive to sodium lauryl sulfate read the label to see if the one you like contains this if one bothers your gums. ...Read more

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What are good toothpaste?

Dr. Jerry Hu Dr. Hu
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What are good toothpaste?

ADA seal: Use american dental association approved toothpaste with its seal. ...Read more

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Is synsodine a good toothpaste?

Yes, ADA approved: The very first think you should look at when choosing your toothpaste is the ADA Seal of Approval and Sensodyne has one. ...Read more

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Is elgydium a good toothpaste?

Is elgydium a good toothpaste?

Don't know: I do know that US products from Crest, Colgate, Arm & Hammer, Tom's, are made under rigorous US regulations. Elgydium is made in France, not subject to US regs. And as it has to be shipped here from overseas, those costs get added to the cost of the product. ...Read more

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What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

Any with fluoride: The american academy of pediatric dentistry recommends using a Fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth are present. Use a smear in children less than 2 years old and a pea-sized amount in children 2-5 years old. Have them spit out the excess after brushing when they are old enough. The children's ones with Fluoride tend to have better flavors than the ones for adults. ...Read more

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What does toothpaste actually do?

What does toothpaste actually do?

Detergent: It acts as a detergent to help scrub your teeth to reduce bacterial plaque and the flavorings help your mouth feel cleaner. ...Read more

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What is a good brand of toothpaste?

Look for ADA seal: There are a lot of good toothpastes on the market. Look for the ada seal on the package. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat toothpaste?

One time is OK: If you accidentally ingest toothpaste one time there would be no concern. However repeated ingestion could cause problems and is highly not recommended. ...Read more

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What are alternatives to toothpaste?

What are alternatives to toothpaste?

Baking soda, dirt too: Toothpaste without Fluoride has no active therapeutic ingredient. Without micro abrasives staining occurs. Other than taste, you can use baking soda, dirt from your back yard, a slurry of oreo cookies or brush with nothing at all. It doesn't matter what you use anyway as long as you don't harm yourself! In my office: good oral hygiene= floss =93% of home care ; toothbrush 6%; rinse 1%. ...Read more

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What kind of toothpaste should I use?

What kind of toothpaste should I use?

Toothpaste!!: The answer to this is.................. One you like the taste of! Studies have found if you use a toothpaste you like the taste of, you are more likely to use it. If you have a high rate of cavities then I would recommend one with fluoride. ...Read more

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What toothpaste is the best all around?

Fluoride Based: A general fluoride toothpaste is best. Truly, forget the rest. If you need something additional, but that additional thing. Sometimes the toothpaste that masquerades as a "Jack of all trades" can also be a "Master of none." Remember the K.I.S.S. theorem; Keep It Simple Sweetheart! ...Read more

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Is pepsodent a non abrasive toothpaste?

Is pepsodent a non abrasive toothpaste?

Carifree: Carifree ph oral neutralizer gel has a very low coeff of abrasiveness compared to otc toothpastes... Just make sure you don't drink a lot of acidic beverages, even orange juice and then brush abrasive and hard. That will hurt your enamel in the long run! ...Read more

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Can anything bad happen if you eat toothpaste?

Flouride poisoning: You can get poisoned from excessive fluoridation as most of toothpaste contain flouride.. ...Read more

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Should I be using an antibacterial toothpaste?

No: Trisoclan is used in some patients. The concern is developing resistant bacteria. Similar to hand disinfectants. I do not recommend those toothpastes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Can you tell me is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Lancet Neuro 3/2014: A meta-analysis of 27 cross-sectional studies of children exposed to Fluoride in drinking water, mainly from china, suggests an average iq decrement of about seven points in children exposed to raised Fluoride concentrations. The majority of these 27 studies had water Fluoride levels of less than four milligrams per liter, which falls under the allowable level set by the epa. ...Read more

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What's best? Colgates or zendiums toothpaste?

Toothpaste: There is not one best toothpaste despite all of the marketing that is being done. A toothpaste helps with the removal of plaque which canned one effectively without toothpaste. So this is a personal choice. The important things are that it contains fluoride and it is not too abrasive. ...Read more

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I was wondering is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

I was wondering is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Yes it's safe: Fluoridated toothpaste is extremely safe and falls under the regulations established by the food and drug administration. If it were not safe, you would not be able to get any Fluoride at all for any use. ...Read more

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Could anything bad happen if you ate toothpaste?

Not in small: Not in small accidental quantities. If an infant or young child it can be serious and if that happened, call your pediatrician or family physician right away. Of he or she cannot be reached, call poison hotline or go to er. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best toothpaste for me?

Personal preference: In general, as long as a toothpaste has fluoride, the rest of the choices are up to you. There are toothpastes for sensitive teeth, those that help inhibit the formation of tartar, those that are supposed to promote whitening. Taste is important. Also, some are more abrasive than others, so the current condition to your teeth, especially along the gum line can be important. Your dentist can help. ...Read more

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I need to know what is toothpaste really made of?

I need to know what is toothpaste really made of?

Toothpaste: Abrasives, dental polishers, constitute at least 50% of a typical toothpaste, Fluoride in various forms is the most popular active ingredient in toothpaste to prevent cavities, a foaming agent, which enables uniform distribution of toothpaste, 20-45% water, flavorings, some have glycerol, sorbitol, or xylitol to prevent drying, some have enamel remineralizers and some have desensitizers. ...Read more