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What happens to teeth if I brush with plain baking soda?

What happens to teeth if I brush with plain baking soda?

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 more

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How is baking soda to brush your teeth?

How is baking soda to brush your teeth?

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

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Is it okay to brush my teeth with baking soda and peroxide (brown bottle)?

Is it okay to brush my teeth with baking soda and peroxide (brown bottle)?

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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Please tell me if I should brush my teeth with baking soda after brushing my reguler toothpaste?

Please tell me if I should brush my teeth with baking soda after brushing my reguler toothpaste?

No, can alternate: No, you don't have to do that. You can alternate your brushing with baking soda: for instance, brush with baking soda when you wake up in the morning and use regular toothpaste just before bed. ...Read more

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Is sprinkling baking soda on toothpaste while brushing day and night effective for whitening the teeths?

Is sprinkling baking soda on toothpaste while brushing day and night effective for whitening the teeths?

No: Even though baking soda can help keep teeth whiter, it can also abrade your enamel too quickly, which can make your teeth look yellow years down the road. ...Read more

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Is it okay to brush baby teeth with baking soda?

Is it okay to brush baby teeth with baking soda?

No: Not a good idea. Baking soda (on it's own) is not meant to be swallowed and young children do not yet know how to reliably rinse and spit. It can also be too abrasive for baby teeth. Use a non-fluoridated infant toothpaste instead. ...Read more

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Will brushing my teeth once a week with baking soda harm them?

Will brushing my teeth once a week with baking soda harm them?

Baking soda: No. Baking soda is very mild in the abrasive scale and has chemical effects that neutralize acids on your teeth, so it should be fine. ...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