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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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation
Once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain or impacted
Once
Take NSAIDs if dealing with pain/swelling from wisdom teeth
Daily
Rinse with warm salty water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth
Daily
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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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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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If they're malpositioned or impacted discuss removal with your dentist
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Make sure you take care of them like any other tooth in the mouth
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If removal becomes necessary, see an oral surgeon for consultation
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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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My teeth are geneticaly brown but i really want them whiter i've looked online and they said use baking soda and peroxide i don't know if it will work?

My teeth are geneticaly brown but i really want them whiter i've looked online and they said use baking soda and peroxide i don't know if it will work?

Genetically ?: Genetics can affect the shade of your teeth but from the way you stated your question, I am concerned that possibly you may have staining from taking tetracycline antibiotics as a child. This would not be genetic but will make your teeth grey, brown or in that range but unacceptably dark. Bleaching may help but it will be a long term endeavor and will need to be under the supervision of your dds. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If partially erupted, keep them clean to prevent a local infection
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If erupted but endangering other teeth, have them removed
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If impacted, have them checked yearly for cysts & if found remove
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Does using baking soda instead of toothpaste damage your teeth?

Does using baking soda instead of toothpaste damage your teeth?

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 more

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