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How To Brush Your Teeth With Baking Soda And Peroxide To Kill Cavities
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Abrasive: Using baking soda every day may prove to be too abrasive for your teeth, resulting in premature weakening of the enamel and yellowing as the enamel becomes thin. Limited use, together with brushing, flossing, using a fluoridated toothpaste, and regular dental cleanings will keep your teeth and gums healthy. ...Read more
Can you mix cream of tartar with arm & hammer toothpaste with baking soda and peroxide for tooth whitening and is it harmful to teeth?
Yes, depends and why: Yes you can mix and use it. Whether or not it is harmful depends upon concentrations and frequency of use. I just question why someone would do that? It's a lot of time and energy for minimal effect, if any! there are much better methods out there that really work, are safe and are relatively economical. See your own dentist for specific advice after an exam and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can using to much mouthwash with peroxide, and toothpaste with baking soda cause me to have a salty taste in mouth?
Not really: This combination is more to reduce bacterial populations in periodontal or gum disease rather than whitening teeth. You can get some lightening with this by removing plaque and surface debris. These solutions do not stay in contact with your teeth long enough to penetrate through the enamel into the dentin to lighten the teeth. ...Read more
Can swishing hydrogen peroxide in your mouth, spitting it out and then brushing your teeth routinely, whiten your teeth?
Yes, but dangerous..: This technique can slightly whiten your teeth, but my concern is that use of high concentration hydrogen peroxide regularly around your mouth as a rinse can inadvertently kill off good bacteria. This can lead to fungal infections that could require treatment... Talk to your dentist about safer, simple alternatives to whiten your teeth... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you tell me docs, is brushing your teeth with baking soda and neem just as good as fluoride toothpaste?
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?
Bleeding gums: If your gums are bleeding, it is because of the bacteria that is sitting between the tooth and the gum. Your bodies first line of defense is to send blood to an infected area. How long has it been since you have seen a dentist/hygienist and had your teeth/gums professionally cleaned? Tooth paste should not cause your gums to bleed. ...Read more
How long does it take for baking soda and peroxide to start working to whiten your teeth without a dentist?
It's ok: The common ingredient in professional and OTC whitening products is carbamide and hydrogen peroxide. The concentrations vary from 2% to 22%. Baking soda is an acidic base that's not too abrasive so that's a good ingredient and salt is therapeutic but a bit abrasive for every day use. Less salt would be preferable. I don't think that it's superior to OTC whitening toothpaste but it's natural. ...Read more
Don't swallow it: Long before it was in toothpastes, patients were using this combination. It is effective in cleaning, however ther is no Fluoride being provided to the teeth. If you like using this, i would recommend a Fluoride rinse or toothpaste afterwards. Happy cleaning. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: It has been used as a dentifrice for years. Caution with any abrasive and excess scrubbing but it should be fine to use to remove extrinsic stain. It won't change the internal tooth shade, however, so it may or may not actually cause your teeth to look whiter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plaque removal: Baking soda is one of the cheapest commercial teeth whiteners present in the market today. One box of baking soda costs somewhere near a dollar, and this one box can be used for over a hundred brushings. Overall, brushing with baking soda is believed to enhance dental health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: It's a matter of regulation. Best to use baking soda in recipes, peroxide to clean traumatic lesions. Use products specifically tested for intro-oral use (look for the ada seal of approval on the package. Baking soda can be too abrasive. Peroxide can be too strong. ...Read more
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