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Allergic To Toothpaste Symptoms
I am allergic to most toothpastes like colgate and crest. What toothpaste is good for people who are allergic?
Try baking soda
also you need to check with an allergist to see what are you specifically allergic too. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: It is okay to use as long as it is not to abrasive and contains flouride. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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