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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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