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Can toothache be caused due to excessive use of floride based toothpaste?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Likely no

It really depends on "excessive.
" brushing twice daily is good. Brusing 3 times a day (after lunch) is great. Anything beyond that is probably "excessive" and not necessary. Flouride in the concentration of toothpaste is safe as long as you are not swallowing it. If you are having tooth ache related to "excessive use, " i would presume you are brushing too hard and causing abrasions - see a dentist.

In brief: Likely no

It really depends on "excessive.
" brushing twice daily is good. Brusing 3 times a day (after lunch) is great. Anything beyond that is probably "excessive" and not necessary. Flouride in the concentration of toothpaste is safe as long as you are not swallowing it. If you are having tooth ache related to "excessive use, " i would presume you are brushing too hard and causing abrasions - see a dentist.
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Alice Urbankova
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No, see your dentist for examination.

In brief: No

No, see your dentist for examination.
Dr. Alice Urbankova
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The Fluoride in toothpaste can not cause a toothache.
There has to be something else going on. Please see your dentist.

In brief: No

The Fluoride in toothpaste can not cause a toothache.
There has to be something else going on. Please see your dentist.
Dr. William Ledford
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Dr. Oleg Borshch
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Depends...

Usually, the excess Fluoride may cause fluorosis -- the condition characterized by white spots on teeth enamel, but not a toothache.
Actually, just the opposite, Fluoride is used to treat excessive teeth sensitivity.

In brief: Depends...

Usually, the excess Fluoride may cause fluorosis -- the condition characterized by white spots on teeth enamel, but not a toothache.
Actually, just the opposite, Fluoride is used to treat excessive teeth sensitivity.
Dr. Oleg Borshch
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Dr. Andrew Killgore
I agree. Flouride toothpaste won't cause the pain.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry

In brief: Not really

You would have to have eaten (swallowed) an insane amount of toothpaste while your teeth were developing to have a problem such as this, in which case you would see some pretty remarkable changes in the tooth (dark brown, malformed, discolored).
I would look for another source of the tooth pain.

In brief: Not really

You would have to have eaten (swallowed) an insane amount of toothpaste while your teeth were developing to have a problem such as this, in which case you would see some pretty remarkable changes in the tooth (dark brown, malformed, discolored).
I would look for another source of the tooth pain.
Dr. Kyle Shank
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