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Is baking soda a good replacement for toothpaste in another country?
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Short time only.
Due to how abrasive it is, i would only use it for a short time or you will wear through the enamel that is the tooth's greatest protection against decay.

In brief: Short time only.
Due to how abrasive it is, i would only use it for a short time or you will wear through the enamel that is the tooth's greatest protection against decay.
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
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Dr. Arman Dayan
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Yes
Make a slurry with water and use as toothpaste.

In brief: Yes
Make a slurry with water and use as toothpaste.
Dr. Arman Dayan
Dr. Arman Dayan
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Yes
Baking soda has been used successfully in many areas, including the United States as a primary agent for brushing.
There are a number of companies that incorporate baking soda as an ingredient in their toothpaste formulas.

In brief: Yes
Baking soda has been used successfully in many areas, including the United States as a primary agent for brushing.
There are a number of companies that incorporate baking soda as an ingredient in their toothpaste formulas.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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