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If I want whiter teeth but don't want to erode enamel, should I use plain baking soda?

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Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Try Calprox

Calprox is a new formula which includes baking soda and other ingredients.
Protein pellicle is a thin, clear layer of protein which forms on your teeth. Stains, food, bacteria and plaque bond to this pellicle to cause discoloration and plaque buildup on your teeth. Calprox dissolves this pellicle layer to prevent stains and whiten teeth. The product is non-abrasive.

In brief: Try Calprox

Calprox is a new formula which includes baking soda and other ingredients.
Protein pellicle is a thin, clear layer of protein which forms on your teeth. Stains, food, bacteria and plaque bond to this pellicle to cause discoloration and plaque buildup on your teeth. Calprox dissolves this pellicle layer to prevent stains and whiten teeth. The product is non-abrasive.
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a dentist

Baking soda is not recommended for bleaching of teeth.
Please see a dentist to determine the status of all of your teeth. Once there are no cavities or gum disease, then consider bleaching of your teeth. Usually hydrogen peroxide is used to bleach teeth.

In brief: See a dentist

Baking soda is not recommended for bleaching of teeth.
Please see a dentist to determine the status of all of your teeth. Once there are no cavities or gum disease, then consider bleaching of your teeth. Usually hydrogen peroxide is used to bleach teeth.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Teeth whitening

You can use over the counter products, 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.

In brief: Teeth whitening

You can use over the counter products, 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.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Dentist

Check with your dentist. It will save you money over the long run.

In brief: Dentist

Check with your dentist. It will save you money over the long run.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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