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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Does dental polishing hurt my teeth?
No. Most offices now use dental polishing pastes in fine grit which generally is enough to remove plaque and stain. In fact, new polishing pastes have ingredients in them that help remineralize teeth so polishing is good for your teeth!
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University