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Can the oral b pro expert whitening toothpaste really whiten your teeth?

Can the oral b pro expert whitening toothpaste really whiten your teeth?

Whitening toothpaste: Wiill have a variable effectiveness for each individual. For some they work very well for others not so much. It all depends on how deep your staining is, they tend to work better for younger patients with minimal staining. ...Read more

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Why does fluorinated toothpaste cause peri oral dermatitis?

Why does fluorinated toothpaste cause peri oral dermatitis?

Possibly an allergy: Potentially there could be any number of things in the toothpaste causing an allergic reaction. One way to figure it out would be to use something like baking soda until things clear up, then add things back to see what the problem is. ...Read more

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What makes my oral thrush that I've had for 4 years go away 2 or 3 hours upon waking but hurt with toothpaste and most foods all day ?

What makes my oral thrush that I've had for 4 years go away 2 or 3 hours upon waking but hurt with toothpaste and most foods all day ?

Oral thrush: Oral thrush is a treatable disease, and it is usually worse with diabetes. Controlling your diabetes and taking proper treatment for your oral thrush should benefit you. See your doctor about treatment. ...Read more

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If someone has tartar on his teeth which formula toothpaste would you like to suggest, is there any particular toothpaste to address such oral problem?

If someone has tartar on his teeth which formula toothpaste would you like to suggest, is there any particular toothpaste to address such oral problem?

see dentist: Tartar, also known as calculus needs to be removed above and below the gum line by a licensed dentist or hygienist. Toothpastes are helpful in removing plaque, the soft bacteria on the teeth. By attempting to remove tartar yourself, you can cause a periodontal infection. Most adults require at least every 6 months visits to scale teeth, some requiring more often to prevent bone and tooth loss. ...Read more

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After using toothpaste I brush a second time with cinnamon powder. Gums became sore and mouth hurt. Could cinnamon cause oral issues? Antibacterial.

After using  toothpaste I brush a second time with cinnamon powder. Gums became sore and mouth hurt. Could cinnamon cause oral issues? Antibacterial.

Cinnamon: Cinnamon can be very irritating to the soft tissues of the mouth. If you want to use something antibacterial, use one of the name brand antiseptic mouthwashes preferably one that is alcohol free. Read the ingredients. Look for one with as few ingredients as possible. ...Read more

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I use oil mixture of almond, spearmint, and peppermint as toothpaste and mouth wash. Is excessive use harmful for oral health? Thanks.

I use oil mixture of almond, spearmint, and peppermint as toothpaste and mouth wash. Is excessive use harmful for oral health? Thanks.

All : All the substances you named can cause allergies and adverse reactions in certain individuals. They are not designed to be used as toothpaste. Why reinvent the wheel? There are so many toothpaste to choose from. Look for an american dental association approved toothpaste and you will not go wrong. Established companies such as crest, and colgate spend enormous amount of time and money on research. They have a lot to lose is their toothpaste does not do the job. It is far more important to worry about proper brushing technique. ...Read more

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A mnth ago I believe sum1 put smthng in my toothpaste causing me to b sick drug like, but the feeling reoccurs everytime I now drink or eat anything?

A mnth ago I believe sum1 put smthng in my toothpaste causing me to b sick drug like, but the feeling reoccurs everytime I now drink or eat anything?

Need physical: Please call your physician for a complete physical examination and appropriate lab tests to try to evaluate the cause of your symptoms. Additionally, if you believe someone may have poisoned you you must report this to the Police. What you describe is a frightening scenario that deserves professional investigation. Please don't shield someone who may have done you deliberate harm. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste i can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste i can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

Toothpaste: All toothpastes are just flavored soap and sand . Use the one that you like the best. The only difference is that some people are sensitive to sodium lauryl sulfate read the label to see if the one you like contains this if one bothers your gums. ...Read more

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What are good toothpaste?

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What are good toothpaste?

ADA seal: Use american dental association approved toothpaste with its seal. ...Read more

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Is synsodine a good toothpaste?

Yes, ADA approved: The very first think you should look at when choosing your toothpaste is the ADA Seal of Approval and Sensodyne has one. ...Read more

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Is elgydium a good toothpaste ?

Is elgydium a good toothpaste ?

Don't know: I do know that US products from Crest, Colgate, Arm & Hammer, Tom's, are made under rigorous US regulations. Elgydium is made in France, not subject to US regs. And as it has to be shipped here from overseas, those costs get added to the cost of the product. ...Read more

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What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

Any with fluoride: The american academy of pediatric dentistry recommends using a Fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth are present. Use a smear in children less than 2 years old and a pea-sized amount in children 2-5 years old. Have them spit out the excess after brushing when they are old enough. The children's ones with Fluoride tend to have better flavors than the ones for adults. ...Read more

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What does toothpaste actually do?

What does toothpaste actually do?

Detergent: It acts as a detergent to help scrub your teeth to reduce bacterial plaque and the flavorings help your mouth feel cleaner. ...Read more

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What is a good brand of toothpaste?

Look for ADA seal: There are a lot of good toothpastes on the market. Look for the ada seal on the package. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat toothpaste?

One time is OK: If you accidentally ingest toothpaste one time there would be no concern. However repeated ingestion could cause problems and is highly not recommended. ...Read more

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What are alternatives to toothpaste?

What are alternatives to toothpaste?

Baking soda,dirt too: Toothpaste without Fluoride has no active therapeutic ingredient. Without micro abrasives staining occurs. Other than taste, you can use baking soda, dirt from your back yard, a slurry of oreo cookies or brush with nothing at all. It doesn't matter what you use anyway as long as you don't harm yourself! in my office: good oral hygiene= floss =93% of home care ; toothbrush 6%; rinse 1%. ...Read more

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