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Is baking soda and hydrogen peroxide used as whitener unhealthy for teeth and gums?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seth Rosen
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Baking soda, if brushed/rubbed on the teeth can be too abrasive and hurt the enamel.
Additionally, it probably wont be as effective as whitening your teeth at your dentist's office.

In brief: Not necessarily

Baking soda, if brushed/rubbed on the teeth can be too abrasive and hurt the enamel.
Additionally, it probably wont be as effective as whitening your teeth at your dentist's office.
Dr. Seth Rosen
Dr. Seth Rosen
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not recommended

You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens.
However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results.

In brief: Not recommended

You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens.
However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional 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. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes .if used in exce

Baking soda is abrasive and if you are a hard brusher tooth enamel can be remove.

In brief: Yes .if used in exce

Baking soda is abrasive and if you are a hard brusher tooth enamel can be remove.
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Not unhealthy

But ineffective.

In brief: Not unhealthy

But ineffective.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Jack Binder
Dentistry

In brief: No

If used properly, baking soda and peroxide not only helps keep teeth white, but can help keep your gums healthy and your mouth fresh.
If you don't mind the taste, it's a cheap and excellent dentifrice.

In brief: No

If used properly, baking soda and peroxide not only helps keep teeth white, but can help keep your gums healthy and your mouth fresh.
If you don't mind the taste, it's a cheap and excellent dentifrice.
Dr. Jack Binder
Dr. Jack Binder
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