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Does peroxide mess up pH of mouth?

Does peroxide mess up pH of mouth?

Mouth rinses: Yes. Over use of hydrogen peroxide is not a good thing. It can change the normal flora of the mouth and can also burn tissues if used daily. Using a few times a week would be fine if diluted. Long term use of hydrogen peroxide can cause free radicals which is not healthy. Like anything use in moderation. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Does using peroxide help clean my mouth?

Does using peroxide help clean my mouth?

Mouth cleansing: Commercial mouthwashes would be a much better choice for you rather than peroxide for oral cleansing. Peroxide is not meant to be swallowed, which is a risk if you use it to clean the mouth. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide safe for your mouth?

Is hydrogen peroxide safe for your mouth?

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SAFETY? WHY ARE YOU USING IT? HOW MUCH? HOW OFTEN? PLEASE ASK YOUR DENTIST . . . THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION ...Read more

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What is effect of peroxide mouth rinse used daily?

What is effect of peroxide mouth rinse used daily?

Peroxide?: Are you referring to using peroxide straight as mouth wash or a peroxide based mouth wash? Peroxide diluted in over the counter mouth was is safe and has no adverse side effect. ...Read more

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After using peroxide I have sore mouth?

After using peroxide I have sore mouth?

Peroxide…: Can be irritating to tissues. Try diluting it with warm salt water &/or mouthwash. If pain persists, see fp or dentist for exam & treatment. ...Read more

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Could using a peroxide toothpaste cause my mouth is sore?

Could using a peroxide toothpaste cause my mouth is sore?

It Might: Some people's mucous membranes are sensitive to peroxide in some toothpastes. If your goal in using a peroxide-containing toothpaste is to whiten the teeth, then discuss other tooth whitening options with your dentist. If it is for treating a gum problem, that should be discussed with your dentist, as the toothpaste you use should be part of a total oral hygiene approach to treat your gum problems. ...Read more

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Can wearing a mouth guard mess up your tooth alignment?

Can wearing a mouth guard mess up your tooth alignment?

Highly Unlikely: A guard which fits adequately & is worn only a few hours a day (or night) cannot move your teeth. However, an ill-fitting (non-professional) guard can move your teeth, especially if it's worn a significant amount of time. Guards which don't cover all your teeth in one arch or which don't have contact will all opposing teeth can cause some movement also if worn too much. Get a professional one. ...Read more

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What effect does peroxide rinse have on teeth and mouth?

What effect does peroxide rinse have on teeth and mouth?

Not much: Hydrogen peroxide (3%) is approved for use as a mouthwash when diluted 1:1 with water. This very weak solution may fizz slightly as it liberates oxygen, but this is unlikely to be of great value. It is not a substitute for good flossing or brushing. It is unlikely to any meaningful whitening effect. In short, its value is limited. ...Read more

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