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Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Yes it can: Yes it can help whiten teeth but should only be used once every 2 weeks since it is quite abrasive and can damage your tooth enamel. It certainly is not the best whitener available but can be useful as a maintenance tool. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Teeth Whitening (Definition)

Teeth whitening is a treatment of the tooth to reduce pigments so enhancing their appearance and reducing discoloration. Usually the outer enamel is lightened using an oxygen releasing carbamide product for extrinsic bleaching, but when access to the pulp chamber is possible, intrinsic bleach with a stronger reagent that can significantly reduce the color. Dr neil mcleod dds ...Read more


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Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?

Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?

Neither: Waste of time and money. Talk to your Dentist about professional cleaning followed by professional whitening. If home brewed remedies worked, Simone would have packaged it and solve it years ago. ...Read more

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Please help! does baking soda ruin your gums when you use it to whiten your teeth?

Please help! does baking soda ruin your gums when you use it to whiten your teeth?

Why?: With so many products on the market that carry the ada seal showing them to b both safe and effective, why would you pick a product to use off label? ...Read more

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Is it true that hydrogen peroxide mixed with baking soda can help whiten your teeth?

Is it true that hydrogen peroxide mixed with baking soda can help whiten your teeth?

Not recommended: You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens. However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more

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Please tell me what and how does baking soda whiten your teeth?

Please tell me what and how does baking soda whiten your teeth?

Added Abrasive: The baking soda works as an abrasive, much like coarse sandpaper vs fine grit sand paper. I discourage the use of baking soda as i feel it is too abrasive for teeth. Talk to your dentist for a better alternative. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it ok to use baking soda to help whiten your teeth?

I was wondering is it ok to use baking soda to help whiten your teeth?

Not good: There are better ways to lighten your teeth. Baking soda can make your teeth feel good and clean, but this is because it is abrasive. It will wear or abrade your enamel. It is not a good way to lighten teeth. Talk to your dentist about the many options available. ...Read more

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How often can you whiten your teeth with peroxide and baking soda?

Never! : Peroxide and baking soda can sometimes whiten your teeth, but they don't do it predictably or safely. You have no idea what is happening or what can go wrong when you experiment with chemicals like those in your bathroom. Buy some decent dental bleach from a reputable company or your dentist...Then you'll know it will work and that you'll be safe! spend a little money and do it right. ...Read more

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Does baking soda whiten your teeth and if so does it do it dramatically? ( for surface stains)

Does baking soda whiten your teeth and if so does it do it dramatically? ( for surface stains)

Sometimes!: Baking soda can brighten your teeth if the discoloration is coming from surface stains only. You need to be careful using this product because of the abrasive nature. Baking soda can wear the enamel off your teeth when done in excess. ...Read more

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