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Can You Use Baking Powder In Place Of Baking Soda
Nope: Neither will really whiten your teeth. Baking soda is abrasive and may remove some surface stains, but it does not really whiten your teeth. Excessive use may actually wear your enamel away. Professionally dispensed products are the strongest and best way to whiten your teeth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help. ...Read more
Nope: They are two different materials. Baking powder is for baking, and baking soda is abrasive and will do a terrific job of wearing away your enamel, over time. If you really want whiter teeth, you will need to use otc drugstore products or have it done professionally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any home remedies that work for relieving heartburn? Read to use baking soda in 8oz. Of water, but amt. Of baking soda listed was from 1/2tsp to 2tsp.
Please tell me if I should use a paste of baking soda/water or a paste of baking soda/listerine(mouthwash)?
Just Listerine/Scope: Start with listerine, scope, or store bought brand oral rinses. They are designed to do more than just baking soda, and are non-abrasive. Baking soda will change the ph of your mouth to a more basic level. That's not bad mind you, bacteria hate alkaline environments, but maybe use it after the rinse that has some alcohol in it. Alcohol pierces the membranes of bacteria, killing them. Combo? ...Read more
Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?
Not recommended: Stick to major brands of toothpaste that have already been engineered to give you the best results, safely. Home concoctions may be too abraisive, and frankly will have no affect on the whitening. If you want whiter teeth, please see your dentist to discuss your candidacy and options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Early toothpaste: Some parents use a little baking soda on infant teeth instead of the non-fluoride tooth paste when they have trouble finding it or to get medication stains off.Fluoride tp is not recommended early on when babies swallow a lot of the gel, i generally prefer to have a dentist apply the gel directly in early childhood & wait for regular Fluoride tp until the kid is ~3. I see little pbs with it in kids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Using sterile technique, a doctor shoild remove it ...Read more
Is it healthy to regularly drink a glass of water with teaspoon of baking soda added, for the alkalizing effect?
No: Drinking baking soda is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
It's ok: The common ingredient in professional and OTC whitening products is carbamide and hydrogen peroxide. The concentrations vary from 2% to 22%. Baking soda is an acidic base that's not too abrasive so that's a good ingredient and salt is therapeutic but a bit abrasive for every day use. Less salt would be preferable. I don't think that it's superior to OTC whitening toothpaste but it's natural. ...Read more
Is it safe to use soda bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and baking soda in making my cakes during pregnancy? Everything these days contains soda bicarb and baking soda?
Don't swallow it: Long before it was in toothpastes, patients were using this combination. It is effective in cleaning, however ther is no Fluoride being provided to the teeth. If you like using this, i would recommend a Fluoride rinse or toothpaste afterwards. Happy cleaning. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?
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