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Thursday, December 12, 2013
What best for your teeth?
Is using Baking Soda better than using Tooth Paste?
What is most important is using a toothpaste with fluoride! Then it is a matter of personal preference as to whether you use a toothpaste with baking soda or not. The use of baking soda "claims" to help the gums. There is not a whole lot of research backing this up. The greatest benefit from toothpaste is the addition of fluoride to help prevent tooth decay.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University