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What to do if i ate a tooth paste?

What to do if i ate a tooth paste?

Nothing: Nothing would happen if you swallowed tooth paste by accident , unless it's a habit there should be no problems ...Read more

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Can sensodyne tooth paste really work?

Can sensodyne tooth paste really work?

Yes: Sensodyne tooth paste can really work to decrease sensitivity. You need to use it in place of your regular toothpaste for a few weeks to see results. ...Read more

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Their is any tooth paste without mercury?

Their is any tooth paste without mercury?

All?: To the best of my knowledge, no toothpaste contains mercury. If you find one that lists this ingredient please post it. There must be some misunderstanding or confusion for you to think that is the case. ...Read more

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What kind of tooth paste do you use on a 9 month old?

What kind of tooth paste do you use on a 9 month old?

Baby toothpaste: Baby toothpaste is Fluoride free & available from many sources.Babies tend to swallow this mix & the Fluoride content of adult paste is high enough to cause fluorosis (wavy lines & stains in developing teeth) if used over time. You can also use baking soda or a wet cloth in the beginning. ...Read more

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What products contain amalgams? Is their any tooth paste without amalgam?

What products contain amalgams? Is their any tooth paste without amalgam?

Amalgam: Only silver fillings contain amalgam(silver, tin, zinc, mercury). No toothpaste contains amalgam that i know of. ...Read more

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Please help! tooth paste stuck in braces?

Please help! tooth paste stuck in braces?

Not a problem: If toothpaste is stuck in your braces, there's really no harm in it since it will eventually dissolve away. You can also brush the toothpaste away. If the material you see is still there after you rinse and brush, call your dentist to have him take a look to see what is on your braces. ...Read more

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Which tooth paste is best for the whitest teeth?

Which tooth paste is best for the whitest teeth?

Varies but...: Whitening toothpastes are not really that effective. The pastes are not in contact with the teeth long enough to alter the enamel. Better to keep your teeth clean (proper home care and dental visit,) and get the teeth professionally whitened by a dentist ...Read more

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Do you think I should use fluoride tooth paste or not?

Do you think I should use fluoride tooth paste or not?

Yes: Fluoride tend to desensitize enamel that help teeth to decrease chance of cavity make sure it is approved by ada. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is really bad to swallow tooth paste?

Please explain if it is really bad to swallow tooth paste?

Toothpaste: Swallowing a little toothpaste while you are brushing your teeth is normal and nothing to, worry about. Eating toothpaste on the other hand is not a good thing as the Fluoride in it can cause an upset stomach. This is much more of an issue if you are talking about a small child eating a lot of toothpaste. ...Read more

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Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Don't think so: Sounds gross to me and i can't think of any reason why this combination would possibly make you high. Besides swallowing to much toothpaste will make you throw up. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Whitening toothpaste: First, understand that "whitening toothpastes" have limited whitening ability and mostly merely remove surface stain. There is no one generally agreed upon "best" one. ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should use hardboiled eggs if i'm testing what kind of tooth paste auctually whitens?

Please tell me if I should use hardboiled eggs if i'm testing what kind of tooth paste auctually whitens?

Save the eggs...: Save the eggs for breakfast. Any whitening toothpaste from one of the major manufacturers is about equally effective. Better whitening solution is custom trays and gels provided by your dentist. Tooth enamel and egg shells are structurally much different, so your experimental model is invalid. ...Read more

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For the past week my teeth have been really sensitive. I got a special kind of tooth paste but it hasn't helped. What should I do?

For the past week my teeth have been really sensitive. I got a special kind of tooth paste but it hasn't helped. What should I do?

Sensitive teeth: Are all your teeth sensitive or a specific few? Any recent traumas- hitting the teeth with a glass, or an elbow? Aware of grinding your teeth? Chewing on ice or hard candies? Drinking sodas or juices or sports drinks? Are your gums receding? These are things that might cause sensitive teeth. Using a "sensitivity toothpaste" can help if you brush with it and spit out the excess, but don't rinse. ...Read more

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What is the most effective tooth whitening tooth paste?

What is the most effective tooth whitening tooth paste?

Better methods: If you truly want your teeth whiter, ask your dentist which method is best for you. I recommend my patients use custom fitted trays with bleaching gels. It's very effective, reasonably priced and they have the trays to reuse at a later time. Some patients are happy with crest whitestrips although they have some limitations. Whitening toothpastes only remove stains effectively. ...Read more

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