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

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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dr. Richard Ruden
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Good results

Effective removal of plaque, whitener. Very useful in bulimics, vomiters, and chronic reflux patients- with a soft bristle brush, neutralizes stomach acid, helps limit damage to gums and enamel.
Downside: salty after taste. Helpful with canker sore symptoms: swish and spit.

In brief: Good results

Effective removal of plaque, whitener. Very useful in bulimics, vomiters, and chronic reflux patients- with a soft bristle brush, neutralizes stomach acid, helps limit damage to gums and enamel.
Downside: salty after taste. Helpful with canker sore symptoms: swish and spit.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Stupid

Check with your dentist. You save money over the long term.

In brief: Stupid

Check with your dentist. You save money over the long term.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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