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

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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How often should I use baking soda and hydrogen peroxide on my teeth?

How often should I use baking soda and hydrogen peroxide on my teeth?

Baking Soda, H2O2: I don't necessarily advocate this although i an aware that this has been around for a long time and some dentists do recommend it. In my opinion, i would ask the general dentist or periodontist who you use and can evaluate the health of your gums advise you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use baking soda to brush my teeth in order to make them whiter? How often can I do this so it wont harm my teeth?

Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter products and baking soda. However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by 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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Will mixing one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda, with a bit of toothpaste and water whiten my teeth? If so, how often can I do it?

Will mixing one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda, with a bit of toothpaste and water whiten my teeth? If so, how often can I do it?

Perhaps but...: That technique might be helpful in some small way to removed surface stains and is even less effective to internally whiten teeth. Start with a visit to your dentist who can examine you, professionally clean your teeth and if necessary discuss the many more effective ways of achieving whiter teeth and a nicer smile. ...Read more

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How often can I use baking soda & lemon paste to brush my teeth so they can naturally whiten? Is it safe? How about gargling mixture with water?

How often can I use baking soda & lemon paste to brush my teeth so they can naturally whiten? Is it safe? How about gargling mixture with water?

Do not use: I answered this in another one of your posts. The acid in the lemon will soften the enamel and the baking soda (which is abrasive) will then wear it away. Why not just use dental whitening products to accomplish your goals? They are peroxide based, which is natural. ...Read more

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Would cleaning my teeth with baking soda make it sensitive?

Would cleaning my teeth with baking soda make it sensitive?

Well the problem: With straight baking soda is that is abrasive. So, if you used it often it could erode your enamel. Many toothpastes already contain bits of baking soda. ...Read more

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Is baking "soda" safe on my teeth?

Is baking "soda" safe on my teeth?

Yes.: Baking soda is safe. But baking soda alone contains no fluoride, so there is no point in brushing with pure baking soda. Fluoride toothpaste will help strengthen the enamel and make them more resistant to cavities, so its important to always use toothpaste with fluoride. ...Read more

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I tried baking soda and it made my teeth worse. What can I do?

I tried baking soda and it made my teeth worse. What can I do?

For what?: What were you trying to do with baking soda? It can be abrasive and irritating to your mouth. A dentist can evaluate whatever your concern is and give you options for treatment. ...Read more

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Is baking soda useful for teeth ?

Is baking soda useful for teeth ?

Can't really hurt: proper brushing and seeing a dentist are the best treatment for caring of the teeth. Baking soda can help, but brushing properly and not too quickly, flossing and professional cleaning is the best bet. ...Read more

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Does baking soda clean teeth evenly or not?

Does baking soda clean teeth evenly or not?

Yes, but....: Baking soda can be used instead of toothpaste to clean teeth. It can do almost as much for as toothpaste. The best way to make sure your teeth are cleaned evenly is to use the proper technique for brushing and spend enough time brushing. Flossing will significantly help also. ...Read more

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